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Winston Churchill Quotes

About Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Life: 1874 - 1965

Country: gb flag England

Profession: Politician;

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) (30 November 1874-24 January 1965) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman, orator and strategist, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army. A prolific author, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his own historical writings.

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Quotations

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

~ Winston Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

~ Winston Churchill

I have taken more good from alcohol than alcohol has taken from me.

~ Winston Churchill

- 1964

It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic.

~ Winston Churchill

In those days he was wiser than he is now - he used frequently to take my advice.

~ Winston Churchill

We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.

~ Winston Churchill

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

~ Winston Churchill

A communist is like a crocodile: when it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is trying to smile or preparing to eat you up.

~ Winston Churchill

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.

~ Winston Churchill

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

~ Winston Churchill

In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.

~ Winston Churchill

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

~ Winston Churchill

At every crisis the Kaiser crumpled. In defeat he fled; in revolution he abdicated; in exile he remarried.

~ Winston Churchill

Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

~ Winston Churchill

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

~ Winston Churchill

A modest little person, with much to be modest about.

~ Winston Churchill

Half my lifetime I have earned my living by selling words, and I hope thoughts.

~ Winston Churchill
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