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Ten Great Winston Churchill Quotes

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Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill was a great statesman, orator, and had a caustic wit.  Here are ten great quotes:

 

“When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.”

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”

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

“Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.”

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

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

“For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.”

“An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.”

“A lady came up to me one day and said ‘Sir! You are drunk’, to which I replied ‘I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.”

 

 

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A melancholic pragmatist with a wide streak of mischief and an active imagination that turns into novels.

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