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British Orator, Author and Prime Minister during World War II. 1874-1965
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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.
Broadly speaking, human beings may be divided into three classes: those who are billed to death, those who are worried to death and those who are bored to death
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
By being so long in the lowest form I gained an immense advantage over the cleverest boys . . . I got into my bones the essential structure of the normal British sentence - which is a noble thing.
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful
Civilization will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will
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Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
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.
Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching - you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
Death came very easily to her. She had lived such an innocent and loving life of service to others and held such a simple faith, that she had no fears at all and did not seem to mind very much.
Death and dying
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