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109 Winston Churchill Quotes to Live By


 

109 Winston Churchill Quotes to Live By



Winston Churchill Biography:

Winston Churchill was born on 30 November 1874, in Blenheim Palace, United Kingdom. He was a British politician, writer, orator, statesman and leader who led Britain to victory in the Second World War.

His childhood was very different from other children of his age, he was not good in studies which made his father took a strong decision of sending him in army.

Later he became a member of parliament and after the resignation of Neville Chamberlain in 1940. During world war second,Churchill became Prime Minister of England. In 1908, he married Clementine Hozier, and the couple went on to have five children.

He was a great writer and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953.


109 Winston Churchill Quotes to Live By 


Being a statesman, writer and Prime Minister of England, Winston Churchill gave amazing quotes through his speeches and public declarations.The way he spent all his life was really admirable and is still inspirational today.Read these Winston Churchill Quotes  that may help you get a better vision towards everything.


1-Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.

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

3-To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to change often.

4-We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.

5-The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

6-The price of greatness is responsibility.

7-Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.

8-Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

9-Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

10-Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.

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

12-I am easily satisfied with the very best.

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

14-Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending – sit down.

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

16-Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days – the greatest days our country has ever lived.

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17-Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

18-Broadly speaking short words are best and the old words when short, are best of all.

19-Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it has been said, it is the quality which guarantees all others.

20-Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.

21-Continuous efforts – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.

22-If you're going through hell, keep going.

23-Never, never, never give up.

24-Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

25-Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

26-History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

27-Everyone has his day, and some days last longer than others.

28-You have enemies? Good. It means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

29-I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

30-A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

31-War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.

32-All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.

33-Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning.

34-Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the hard may be; for without victory there is no survival.

35-We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

36-History is written by the victors.

37-We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give

38-The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

39-Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

40-If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

41-Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

42-Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.

43-Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

44-The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

45-Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

46-Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

47-A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

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

49-The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.

50-Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.

51-Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace, and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.

52-There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right and not to fear to do or say what you believe to be right.

53-Every man should ask himself each day whether he is not too readily accepting negative solutions.

54-The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.

55-I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

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

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

58-When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.

59-Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.

60-' No comment' is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.

61-If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.

62-There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.

63-We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.

64-Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.

65-I never worry about action, but only inaction.

66-I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

67-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.

68-My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

69-There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

70-A state of society where men may not speak their minds cannot long endure

71-It is wonderful what great strides can be made when there is a resolute purpose behind them.

72-Great and good are seldom the same man.

73-We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

74-All I can say is that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

75-Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.

76-The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.

77-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.

78-I have never developed indigestion from eating my words.

79-A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

80-Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

81-We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.

82-True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.

83-No crime is so great as daring to excel.

84-Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game.

85-The first quality that is needed is audacity.

86-I like a man who grins when he fights.

87-War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.

88-Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.

89-Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.

90-A joke is a very serious thing.

91-You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

92-When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

93-When you get a thing the way you want it, leave it alone.

94-We are still masters of our fate.
We are still captains of our souls.

95-You create your own universe as you go along.

96-They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.

97-Success always demands a greater effort.

98-Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.

99-The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE.

100-Keep Calm and Carry On.

101-We are the masters of our fate.

102-Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.

103-If we don't end war, war will end us.

104-Where my reason, imagination or interest were not engaged, I would not or I could not learn.

105-War will find us whether we are ready or not.

106-Well, in war, you can only be killed once. But in politics, many times.

107-Anyone who was not a liberal at 20 years of age had no heart, while anyone who was still a liberal at 40 had no head.

108-Spare the conquered and confront the proud.

109-The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.


Winston Churchill was an intellectual man, having great vision that made him a Legend of his time. We hope you felt the same while reading these 109 Winston Churchill Quotes to Live By. If you liked this post, you may also like:

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