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Winston Churchill
Nov 30, 1874 - Jan 24, 1965
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Winston Churchill

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British conservative statesman, author, a classic orator and inspiring war leader Sir Winston Churchill helped lead his country and the Allies to victory as the prime minister of Britain during World War II.

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"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Courage 4.7 avg (37 votes)
"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." Clever Jabs 4.7 avg (25 votes)
"This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read." Clever Jabs, Reading 4.7 avg (27 votes)
"History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (50 votes)
"Dogs look up to you. Cats look down on you. Pigs treat you like equals." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (13 votes)
"There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result." War & Peace 4.7 avg (13 votes)
"There are a lot of lies going around...and half of them are true." Truth & Lies 4.7 avg (9 votes)
"We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle." Economics 4.7 avg (24 votes)
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel or envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Government 4.7 avg (82 votes)
"Why, you can take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together - what do you get? The sum of their fears." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"Truth is incontrovertible, ignorance can deride it, panic may resent it, malice may destroy it, but there it is." Truth & Lies 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." Patriotism 4.6 avg (21 votes)
"I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter." God 4.6 avg (15 votes)
"It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations." Quotations 4.6 avg (5 votes)
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Charity 4.6 avg (53 votes)
"Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." Success 4.5 avg (31 votes)
"Saving is a fine thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you." Money 4.5 avg (11 votes)
"Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains." Politics 4.5 avg (111 votes)
"Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others." Courage 4.5 avg (21 votes)
"If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce." War & Peace 4.5 avg (8 votes)

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