Winston Churchill

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), 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. Churchill was born into the family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the Spencer family. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, was a charismatic politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer; his mother, Jennie Jerome, was an American socialite. As a young army officer, he saw action in British India, the Anglo–Sudan War, and the Second Boer War. He gained fame as a war correspondent and wrote books about his campaigns. A... More

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Winston Churchill #Architecture

Photo of Winston Churchill We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
Winston Churchill #Attitude

Photo of Winston Churchill Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Winston Churchill #Best #Government

Photo of Winston Churchill The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Winston Churchill #Best

Photo of Winston Churchill I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Winston Churchill #Best

Photo of Winston Churchill The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.
Winston Churchill #Best

Photo of Winston Churchill Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
Winston Churchill #Best #Life #War #Work

Photo of Winston Churchill In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Winston Churchill #Best

Photo of Winston Churchill Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Winston Churchill #Business

Photo of Winston Churchill I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
Winston Churchill #Business #Politics

Photo of Winston Churchill Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
Winston Churchill #Change

Photo of Winston Churchill To improve is to change to be perfect is to change often.
Winston Churchill #Courage

Photo of Winston Churchill Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill #Courage

Photo of Winston Churchill Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Winston Churchill #Education

Photo of Winston Churchill No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.
Winston Churchill #Failure #Success

Photo of Winston Churchill Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill #Funny #Marriage

Photo of Winston Churchill My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Winston Churchill #Future

Photo of Winston Churchill The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Winston Churchill #Future

Photo of Winston Churchill If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
Winston Churchill #Good

Photo of Winston Churchill There is no such thing as a good tax.
Winston Churchill #Good

Photo of Winston Churchill It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Winston Churchill #Good #Great

Photo of Winston Churchill Great and good are seldom the same man.
Winston Churchill #Government #Life

Photo of Winston Churchill We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill #Government

Photo of Winston Churchill It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Winston Churchill #Government #Home #Time

Photo of Winston Churchill 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.
Winston Churchill #Great

Photo of Winston Churchill I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.