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Inspirational and funny quotes by Winston Churchill on democracy, war, life, success and failure.

54 Inspirational Quotes By Winston Churchill To Live By

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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.

- Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.

- Winston Churchill

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm

- Winston Churchill

The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

- Winston Churchill

Never, never, never give up.

- Winston Churchill

Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man.

- Winston Churchill

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.

- Winston Churchill

Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.

- Winston Churchill

We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.

- Winston Churchill

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?

- Winston Churchill

As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us.

- Winston Churchill

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

- Winston Churchill

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

- Winston Churchill

Never, ever ever ever ever give up.

- Winston Churchill

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

- Winston Churchill

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

- Winston Churchill

Don't argue about the difficulties. The difficulties will argue for themselves.

- Winston Churchill

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

- Winston Churchill

When you are going through hell, keep going

- Winston Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility over each of your thoughts.

- Winston Churchill

Solitary Trees if they grow at all, grow strong.

- Winston Churchill

I have taken more from alcohol than alcohol has ever taken from me.

- Winston Churchill

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.

- Winston Churchill

Success is going from failure to failure with great enthusiasm.

- Winston Churchill

Sex...I enjoy it immensely

- Winston Churchill

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.

- Winston Churchill

A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life.

- Winston Churchill

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

- Winston Churchill

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.

- Winston Churchill

He has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts.

- Winston Churchill

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle

- Winston Churchill

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.

- Winston Churchill

Thr truth is inconvertible. Malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.....

- Winston Churchill

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm.

- Winston Churchill

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

- Winston Churchill

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

- Winston Churchill

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

- Winston Churchill

There's nothing better for the inside of a person then than the outside of a horse.

- Winston Churchill

Let us make sure that the supreme fact of the 20th century is that they tread the same path.

- Winston Churchill

Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.” —WSC, PERTH, 28 MAY 1948

- Winston Churchill

The outisde of a horse is good for the inside of a man.

- Winston Churchill

Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it!

- Winston Churchill

Nimic n viață nu ți dă o dispoziție mai bună dect faptul că cineva a tras n tine fără să te nimerească.

- Winston Churchill

A sheep in sheep’s clothing. [on Clement Attlee]

- Winston Churchill

The truth deserves a bodyguard of lies

- Winston Churchill

Calea cea mai scurtă către distrugere este să te iei la ntrecere cu metodele adversarului.

- Winston Churchill

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others.

- Winston Churchill

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.

- Winston Churchill

I like a man who grins when he fights.

- Winston Churchill

When you're going through hell, keep going!

- Winston Churchill

From what we get in life, we make a living. From what we give, we make a life.

- Winston Churchill

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

- Winston Churchill

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.

- Winston Churchill

Gusturile mele sunt simple; mă mulțumesc ușor cu lucrurile cele mai bune.

- Winston Churchill