WINSTON CHURCHILL (HIS BEST QUOTES)

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WINSTON CHURCHILL

British politician

(1874-1965)

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."

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

"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 lost time when I come home."

"A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril."

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

"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 lost time when I come home."

"If you are going through Hell, keep going!"

"The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen."

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

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

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

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

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."

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

"The head cannot take in more than the seat can endure." (On long speeches!)

"From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put."

"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught."

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

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