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A list of the best Winston Churchill quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Winston Churchill quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Winston Churchill quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Winston Churchill should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Winston Churchill quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. Winston Churchill

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

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126 15
The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston Churchill

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29 1
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure. Winston Churchill

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104 13
We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender, and even if, which I do not for a moment believe, this island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in Gods good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old. Winston Churchill

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95 11
If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

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106 14
Never, never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill

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92 11
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. Winston Churchill

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104 14
All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. Winston Churchill

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70 7
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

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35 2
Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party. Winston Churchill

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Politicians have the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterward to explain why it didn't happen. Winston Churchill

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I was very glad that Mr. Attlee described my speeches in the war as expressing the will not only of Parliament but of the whole nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless and, as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it, and if I found the right words you must remember that I have always earned my living by my pen and by my tongue. It was a nation and race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar. Winston Churchill

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25 1
No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism. Winston Churchill

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55 5
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. Winston Churchill

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34 2
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. Winston Churchill

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48 4
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it. Winston Churchill

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24 1
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true. Winston Churchill

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58 6
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. Winston Churchill

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32 2
I am easily satisfied with the very best. Winston Churchill

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32 2
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack. Winston Churchill

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23 1
I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion's roar. Winston Churchill

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50 5
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. Winston Churchill

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31 2
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 their devotion. Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. Winston Churchill

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31 2
There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion. Winston Churchill