Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill Quotes and Sayings

Sir Winston Churchill on the eve of his 75th birthday

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all. ~Sir Winston Churchill

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. ~Sir Winston Churchill

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind. ~Sir Winston Churchill

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. ~Sir Winston Churchill

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. ~Sir Winston Churchill

The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself. ~Sir Winston Churchill

For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else. ~Sir Winston Churchill

I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. ~Sir Winston Churchill

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time. ~Sir Winston Churchill

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it. ~Sir Winston Churchill

We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job. ~Sir Winston Churchill

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. ~Sir Winston Churchill

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. ~Sir Winston Churchill

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. ~Sir Winston Churchill

When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber. ~Sir Winston Churchill

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. ~Sir Winston Churchill

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. ~Sir Winston Churchill

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. ~Sir Winston Churchill

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. ~Sir Winston Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. ~Sir Winston Churchill

A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward. ~Sir Winston Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility. ~Sir Winston Churchill