54 Inspirational Quotes By Winston Churchill To Live By
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Winston Churchill, a former military man who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, was one of the major figures who changed the course of the World War II. A powerful orator, he was relentless in his speeches and radio broadcasts during the World War II which helped inspire British resistance against Nazi Germany. He is credited to have led Britain to victory in the devastating war and is hailed as a wartime hero and one of the greatest Britons to have ever lived. Rebellious and independent minded from an early age, he grew up to have a successful career as a military man and journalist before venturing into politics. Known for his wit and quirky sense of humor, he left collections of quotes that are both humorous yet inspirational. Read on to experience the wisdom of Churchill through his carefully-crafted words!
Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about. If you're going through hell, keep going. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see. Never, never, never give up. Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man. We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential. We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone? Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us. All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. Never, ever ever ever ever give up. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right. Don't argue about the difficulties. The difficulties will argue for themselves. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. When you are going through hell, keep going The price of greatness is responsibility over each of your thoughts. Solitary Trees if they grow at all, grow strong. I have taken more from alcohol than alcohol has ever taken from me. Thus ended the great American Civil War, which must upon the whole be considered the noblest and least avoidable of all the great mass conflicts of which till then there was record. Success is going from failure to failure with great enthusiasm. A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life. Sex...I enjoy it immensely 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. You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. He has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts. We shall fight on the beaches,we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets,we shall fight in the hills;but we shall never surrender. Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle We hope to see a Europe where men of every country will think of being a European as of belonging to their native land, and...wherever they go in this wide domain...will truly feel, ‘Here I am at home. Thr truth is inconvertible.
Malice may attack it
and ignorance may deride it,
but in the end,
there it is..... Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm. The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. There's nothing better for the inside of a person then than the outside of a horse. The truth deserves a bodyguard of lies Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others. Let us make sure that the supreme fact of the 20th century is that they tread the same path. Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the
gospel of envy.”
—WSC, PERTH, 28 MAY 1948 The outisde of a horse is good for the inside of a man. Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it!
A sheep in sheep’s clothing. [on Clement Attlee]
Always remember however sure you are that you can easily win that there would not be a war if the other man did not think he also had a choice.
I like a man who grins when he fights.
When you're going through hell, keep going!
From what we get in life, we make a living. From what we give, we make a life.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion’s heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.