Winston Churchill

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

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

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Responsibility is the price of greatness."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Toilet paper too thin, newspapers too fat."

Winston Churchill (on America)
Winston Churchill (on America)

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man walking into the little booth with a little pencil, making a little cross on a little bit of paper. No amount of rhetoric or voluminous discussion can possibly diminish the overwhelming importance of that point."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In war it does not matter who is right, but who is left."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"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."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The reason for having diplomatic relations is not to confer a compliment, but to secure a convenience."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I have taken more good from alcohol than alcohol has taken from me."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The price of greatness is responsibility."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Britain and France had to choose between war and dishonour. They chose dishonour. They will have war."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you are going through hell, keep going."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent."

Winston Churchill speech at Fulton, Missouri, 1946
Winston Churchill speech at Fulton, Missouri, 1946

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The biggest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"For myself, I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)