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By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

The whole of northern Norway was covered with snow to depths which none of our soldiers had ever seen, felt, or imagined. There were neither snow-shoes nor skis - still less skiers. We must do our best. Thus began this ramshackle campaign.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Of all the branches of men in the forces there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

There are bitter weeds in England.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

Everybody stumbles across a golden opportunity at least once in a lifetime. Unfortunately most people just pick themselves up, dust themselves down, and walk away from it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

I play for high stakes and given an audience - there is no act too daring or too noble.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

There is no surer method of economizing and saving money than in the reduction of the number of officials.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Neville Chamberlain looked at foreign affairs through the wrong end of a municipal drainpipe.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

There is a forgotten, nay almost forbidden word, which means more to me than any other. That word is England.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

In order to become a great man, one must first be a great rascal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

I have left the obvious, essential fact to this point, namely, that it is the Russian Armies who have done the main work in tearing the guts out of the German army. In the air and on the oceans we could maintain our place, but there was no force in the world which could have been called into being, except after several more years, that would have been able to maul and break the German army unless it had been subjected to the terrible slaughter and manhandling that has fallen to it through the strength of the Russian Soviet Armies.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

We do not war with races primarily as such. Tyranny is our foe. Whatever trapping or disguise it wears, whatever language it speaks, be it external or internal, we must for ever be on our guard, ever mobilized, ever vigilant, always ready to spring at its throat. In all this we march together. Not only do we march and strive shoulder to shoulder at this moment, under the fire of the enemy on the fields of war or in the air, but also in those realms of thought which are consecrated to the rights and the dignity of man.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

My ability to persuade my wife to marry me was quite my most brilliant achievement ... Of course, it would have been impossible for any ordinary man to have got through what I had to go through in peace and war without the devoted aid of what we call, in England, one's better half.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

There is only one answer to defeat and that is victory.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

When I get to heaven I mean to spend a considerable portion of my first million years in painting, and so get to the bottom of the subject.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

I neither want it [brandy] nor need it, but I should think it pretty hazardous to interfere with the ineradicable habit of a lifetime.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

All dogs look up to you. All cats look down on you. Only the pig looks at you as an equal

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

My only consolation for the failure of the Dardanelles was that God wished things to be prolonged in order to sicken mankind of war, and that therefore He had interfered with a project that would have brought the war to a speedier conclusion.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

Even the most eminent persons are subject to the laws of gravity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

You ask what the aim is? I tell you it is victory - total victory.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Lobbyists are the touts of protected industries.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Make for the children an evening of happiness in a world of storm. Let the children have their night of fun and laughter... resolved that by our daring, these same children shall not be denied their right to live in a free and decent world.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Painting is a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life's journey.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

I feel like an aeroplane at the end of its flight, in the dusk, with the petrol running out, in search of a safe landing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

There must not be lacking in our leadership something of that spirit of the Austrian corporal who, when all had fallen into ruins around him, and when Germany seemed to have fallen into chaos, did not hesitate to march forth against the vast army of victorious nations and has already turned the tables decisively against them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

From the days of Spartacus, Weishophf, Karl Marx, Trotski, Belacoon, Rosa Luxenburg, and Ema Goldman, this world conspiracy has been steadily growing. This conspiracy played a definite recognizable role in the tragedy of the French revolution. It has been the mainspring of every subversive movement during the 19th Century. And now at last this band of extraordinary personalities from the underworld of the great cities of Europe and America have gripped the Russian people by the hair of their head and have become the undisputed masters of that enormous empire.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

When you feel you cannot continue in your position for another minute, and all that is in human power has been done, that is the moment when the enemy is most exhausted, and when one step forward will give you the fruits of the struggle you have borne

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

The only statistics you can trust are those you falsified yourself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

Baldwin often times stumbles over the truth, but he always picks himself up and hurries on as if nothing had happened.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

The cemetery is full of indispensable people.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Winston Churchill

We seek no treasure, we seek no territorial gains, we seek only the right of man to be free; we seek his rights to worship his god, to lead his life in his own way, secure from persecution. As the humble labourer returned from his work when the day is don, and sees the smoke curling upwards from his cottage home in the serene evening sky, we wish him to know that no rat-a-tat of the secret police upon his door will disturb his leisure or interrupt his rest.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl - no superior alternative has yet been found.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

Give us the tools, and we will finish the job

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

The worst mistake that a statesman can make is to promise victory and to see it dashed, the hopes dashed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

...the schemes of the International Jews. The adherents of this sinister confederacy are mostly men reared up among the unhappy populations of countries where Jews are persecuted on account of their race... This world-wide conspiracy for the overthrow of civilisation... this band of extraordinary personalities from the underworld of the great cities of Europe and America have gripped the Russian people by the hair of their heads and have become practically the undisputed masters of that enormous empire.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Winston Churchill

I have not always been wrong. History will bear me out, particularly as I shall write that history myself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

Unless some effective supranational government can be set up and brought quickly into action, the prospects of peace and human progress are dark and doubtful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Millions who could not follow closely or accurately the main events of the War looked day after day in the papers for the fortunes of Mafeking, and when finally the news of its relief was flashed throughout the world, the streets of London became impassable, and the floods of sterling, cockney patriotism were released in such a deluge of unbridled, delirious joy as was never witnessed again till Armistace Night, 1918.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Winston Churchill

Like other systems in decay, the Roman Empire continued to function for several generations after its vitality was sapped. For nearly a hundred years our Island was one of the scenes of conflict between a dying civilisation and lusty, famishing barbarism.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Winston Churchill

The United States abd usually be reiled on to do the right thing, but only after they have tried all the other alternatives.