Winston Churchill Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Winston Churchill quotes, Winston Churchill sayings, and Winston Churchill proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

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All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

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I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.

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The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.      

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To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.     

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If you are going through hell, keep going.

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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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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.

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.     

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Never give in, never give in, never; never; never; never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.     

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When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.

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The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.     

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If you are going through hell, keep going.

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.     

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Never give in.. never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force.. never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.     

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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

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The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.     

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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

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Never give in.. never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force.. never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.     

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If you're going through hell, keep going.

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Responsibility is the price of greatness.     

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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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Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.     

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History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

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If you are going through hell, keep going.

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It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

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The price of greatness is responsibility.     

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Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose.

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They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.

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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.     

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