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Winston Churchill

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Biography : British politician and statesman.
Born: 1874 - Died: 1965
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
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The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
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The price of greatness is responsibility.
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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
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For myself I am an optimist — it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
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Success always demands a greater effort.
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Great and good are seldom the same man.
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It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
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I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
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I am easily satisfied with the very best.
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Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
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We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, 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.
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If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
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If you're going through hell, keep going.
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In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
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We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
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There is no such thing as a good tax.
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The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
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This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.
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We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
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One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.
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The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.
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We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
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In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
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Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
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If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
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Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
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