Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes Searching the internet will return hundreds of short quotes attributed to Winston Churchill–many of which are incorrect. Here we examine a list of Churchill’s best ‘one-liners’ throughout his life.

30 Inspiring Quotes from Winston Churchill – SemiProQuotes

1. “The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.”

2. “Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.”

3. “It is no use saying ‘we are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.”

4. “I object on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to human good feeling and charity.”

5. “We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.”

6. “War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.”

7. “It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”

8. “Those who dealt in guineas were not usually of the impoverished class.”

9. “It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.”

10. “Direct taxation was a great corrector of extravagance.” ( Winston Churchill Quotes )

11. “The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.”

12. “When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for the lost time when I come home.”

13. “The recognition of their language is precious to small people.”

14. “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”

15. “Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.”

16. “Harsh laws are at times better than no laws at all.”

17. “The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.”

18. “Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have laboured hard for.”

19. “Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”

20. “Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.” ( Winston Churchill Quotes )

21. “Mr Jorrocks described fox hunting as providing all the glory of war with only 33 per cent of its danger.”

22. “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”

23. “The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.”

24. “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile – hoping it will eat him last.”

25. “The maxim of the British people is ‘Business as usual.’”

26. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.”

27. “At the beginning of this war, megalomania was the only form of sanity.”

28. “Honours should go where death and danger go.”

29. “God for a month of power and a good shorthand writer!”

30. “Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending – sit down.” ( Winston Churchill Quotes )


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