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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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"The price of greatness is responsibility." Responsibility 4.5 avg (15 votes)
"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." War & Peace 4.5 avg (11 votes)
"Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose." Sports 4.4 avg (18 votes)
"The great principle which this house ought to guard and cherish is that, when the tax collector comes to the private citizen and takes from him of his wealth for the services of the public, the whole of that money taken shall go for the purposes for which it is intended, and that no private interests, however powerfully they may be organized and however eloquently advocated, shall thrust their dirty fingers into the pie and take the profits for themselves." Government 4.4 avg (9 votes)
"War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way 'til you can." War & Peace 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weeaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes." Intelligence 4.4 avg (11 votes)
"It is hard, if not impossible, to snub a beautiful woman - they remain beautiful and the rebuke recoils." Beauty 4.3 avg (7 votes)
"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." Government 4.3 avg (7 votes)
"Arise and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time." Freedom 4.3 avg (8 votes)
"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite." Life & Death 4.2 avg (21 votes)
"There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies." Children 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me." Marriage 3.9 avg (12 votes)
"The United States stands at the pinnacle of world power. This is a solemn moment for the American democracy. For with primacy in power is joined an awe-inspiring accountability for the future." America, Responsibility 3.8 avg (14 votes)
"Politics are almost as exciting as war and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times." Politics, War & Peace 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"I think 'no comment' is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again." Talking 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"Some regard private enterprise as if it were a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look upon it as a cow that they can milk. Only a handful see it for what it really is--the strong horse that pulls the whole cart." Politics 3.6 avg (10 votes)

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