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Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
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However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
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Sir Winston Churchill
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is much better policy to prophesy after the event has taken place.
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Sir Winston Churchill
I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
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Sir Winston Churchill
I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents.
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I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
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If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
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It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
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It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
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It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
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Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
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Sir Winston Churchill
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
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Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.
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One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.
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Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
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Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
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The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
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The price of greatness is responsibility.
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The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
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There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.
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To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
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