Democracy means that if the doorbell rings in the early hours, it is likely to be the milkman.
If Hitler invaded Hell, I'd find something nice to say about the Devil himself.
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world. Canada, with those relations of friendly, affectionate intimacy with the United States on the one hand and with her unswerving fidelity to the British Commonwealth and the Motherland on the other, is the link which joins together these great bran
One evening at Chequers the film was Oliver Twist. Rufus, as usual, had the best seat in the house, on his master's lap. At the point when Bill Sikes was about to drown his dog to put the police off his track, Churchill covered Rufus's eyes with his hand. He said, "Don't look now, dear. I'll tell yo
The gratitude of every home in our Island, in our Empire, and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger, are turning the tide of the World War by their prowess and by
Nowadays we are assailed by a chorus of horrid threats. The Nazi government exudes through every neutral state inside information about the frightful vengeance they are going to wreak upon us, and they also bawl it around the world by their propaganda machinery. If words could kill, we shall be dead
Nothing is more dangerous in wartime than to live in the temperamental atmosphere of a Gallup Poll, always feeling ones pulse and taking ones temperature. I see that a speaker at the week-end said that this was a time when leaders should keep their ears to the ground. All I can say is that the Briti
Baldwin often times stumbles over the truth, but he always picks himself up and hurries on as if nothing had happened.
Keep England White" is a good slogan.
The rest and the spell of sleep in the middle of the day refresh the human frame far more than a long night. We were not made by Nature to work, or even to play, from eight o'clock in the morning till midnight. We throw a strain upon our system which is unfair and improvident. For every purpose of b
Success is the ability to continue to move through total disaster.
The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property - either as a child, a wife, or a concubine - must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men.
We make our buildings and afterwards they make us. They regulate the course of our lives.
The poor girl does not know how to have a conversation. Unfortunately, she does know how to speak.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
If you cannot read all your books, at any rate handle them, and, as it were, fondle them. Let them fall open where they will. Make a voyage of discovery, taking soundings of uncharted seas.
The world looks with some awe upon a man who appears unconcernedly indifferent to home, money, comfort, rank, or even power and fame. The world feels not without a certain apprehension, that here is someone outside its jurisdiction; someone before whom its allurements may be spread in vain; some one
Unteachable from infancy to tomb - There is the first and main characteristic of mankind.
It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required.
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. Winston Churchil
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
The way to achieve happiness is to try for perfection that is impossible to achieve, and spend the rest of your life trying to achieve it.
Is the only lesson of history to be that mankind is unteachable?
I am not sure I should have dared to start; but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
I do not understand the squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poisonous gas against uncivilized tribes.
My tastes are simple. I like only the very best.
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Show me a young Conservative and I'll show you someone with no heart. Show me an old Liberal and I'll show you someone with no brains.