Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States... (wikipedia)
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, 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; we shall never surrender.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.
The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.