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.


Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.     

Winston Churchill

A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.     

Winston Churchill

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.     

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Strategy is all very well, but it pays to give thought from time to time to the results.     

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If you're going through hell, keep going.     

Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.     

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The British people are good all through. You can test them as you would put a bucket into the sea and always find it salt.     

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We The British have not journeyed across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy.     

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

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Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.     

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Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.     

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War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.     

Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.     

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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.     

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A communist is like a crocodile: when it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is trying to smile or preparing to eat you up.     

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

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Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.     

Winston Churchill

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.     

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Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies; it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly.     

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

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A pessimist sees problems in opportunities whereas an optimist sees opportunities in problems.     

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Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.     

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It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.     

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.     

Winston Churchill

Danger — if you meet it promptly and without flinching — you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!     

Winston Churchill

Danger, if met head on, can be nearly halved.     

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There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.     

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Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.     

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Plans are worthless. Planning is priceless.     

Winston Churchill

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.     

Winston Churchill