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Winston Churchill Quotes


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If you are going through hell, keep going.
[Adversity]
 

If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
 

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
 

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
[Politics]
 

If you're going through hell, keep going.
 

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
 

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

In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
[Determination]
 

In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
 

In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
 

India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator.
 

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
[Democracy]
 

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear; about two, nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
 

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
 

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
 

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 Future]
 

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.
 

It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.
 

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
[Success]
 

It might be said that Lord Rosebery outlived his future by ten years and his past by more than twenty.
 


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