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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.
Sir Winston Churchill

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Sir Winston Churchill

Some people's idea of free speech is that they are free to say what they like but if anyone
says anything back, that is an outrage.
Sir Winston Churchill

Every pleasure has its corresponding drawback, just as every rose its thorn.
Sir Winston Churchill

A man should sleep sometime between lunch and dinner in order to be at his best in the
evening when he joins his wife and friends at dinner.
Sir Winston Churchill

No boy or girl should ever be disheartened by lack of success in their youth but should
diligently and faithfully continue to persevere and make up for lost time.
Sir Winston Churchill

Facts are better than dreams.
Sir Winston Churchill

In Russia, a man is called a reactionary if he objects to having his property stolen and his
wife and children murdered.
Sir Winston Churchill

Do not hesitate to be blunt. This is better done by manner and attitude than by actual
words which can be reported.
Sir Winston Churchill

Books in all their variety are often the means by which civilization may be carried triumphantly
forward.
Sir Winston Churchill

The United States is like a gigantic boiler. Once the fire is lit under it, there is no limit to the
power it can generate.
Sir Winston Churchill

A good knowledge of history is a quiver full of arrows in debates.
Sir Winston Churchill

There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the
most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened and maintained.
Sir Winston Churchill

Humanity, not legality, must be our guide.
Sir Winston Churchill

I cannot subscribe to the idea that it might be possible to dig ourselves in and make no
preparations for anything else than passive defense. It is the theory of the turtle.
Sir Winston Churchill

Solvency is valueless without security and security is impossible to achieve without
solvency.
Sir Winston Churchill

If you destroy a free market, you create a black market.
Sir Winston Churchill

How far, alas, do man's endeavours fall short in practice of his aspirations!
Sir Winston Churchill

The Socialists aim at the maximum of regulations and the Conservatives aim at the minimum.
Sir Winston Churchill

In a broad view, large principles, a good heart, high aims and a firm faith we may find some
charts and compass for our voyage.
Sir Winston Churchill

- If I were your wife, I'd put poison in your coffee.
- If I were your husband, I'd drink it.
Nancy Astor, Sir Winston Churchill

When you see a vegetarian dinner you wonder - are they about to it or have they just
finished?
Sir Winston Churchill

I will have meat; carnivores will win this war.
Sir Winston Churchill

Where there is a great deal of free speech, there is always a certain amount of foolish speech.
Sir Winston Churchill

It was my ambition all my life to be master of the spoken word.
Sir Winston Churchill

Unpunctuality is a vile habit, and all my life I have tried to break myself of it.
Sir Winston Churchill

Some see private enterprise as a predatory animal to be shot, others look on it as a cow to be
milked but a few see it as a sturdy horse pulling a wagon.
Sir Winston Churchill

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Sir Winston Churchill

I do not believe that Soviet Russia desires war. What they want are the fruits of war.
Sir Winston Churchill

There is no surer method of economizing and saving money than in the reduction of the
number of officials.
Sir Winston Churchill

A nation that forgets its past has no future.
Sir Winston Churchill

Although always prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it should be postponed.
Sir Winston Churchill

I have always considered that the substitution of the internal combustion engine for the
horse marked a very gloomy milestone in the progress of mankind.
Sir Winston Churchill

It is no use trying to satisfy a tiger by feeding him with cat's meat.
Sir Winston Churchill

A nation without conscience is a nation without a soul. A nation without a soul is a nation
that cannot live.
Sir Winston Churchill

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