Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, he served as Prime Minister twice. A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature and was the first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

If you are going through hell, keep going.

October 26, 2014 Winston Churchill

Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one.

(Written in response to George Bernard Shaw)

August 21, 2014 Winston Churchill

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

August 14, 2014 Winston Churchill ,

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

Yes, madam, I am drunk. But in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.

(In reply to Lady Astor saying, “Sir, you’re drunk!”)

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

June 16, 2014 Winston Churchill

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.