Winston Churchill QuotesCompiled by Catherine Pulsifer
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Never, never, never quit!
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others.
There is no such thing as a good tax.
Born: November 30, 1874,
Died: January 24, 1965
Winston Churchill had a brief but eventful career in the army. He became a Conservative Member of Parliament in 1900 and in May, 1940, he became Prime Minister of Britain. He received many honours and decorations in his lifetime including an honorary citizenship of the United States in 1963 and he won the Nobel Prize in Literature 1953 to name only a few.
He wrote many reports and published his only novel, Savrola, in 1900. In 1906 his first major work, the biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill was published. He went on and wrote other biographys and books on the war in the years that followed.
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