Quotes by Sir Winston Churchill

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
– Sir Winston Churchill
I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.
– Sir Winston Churchill
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
– Sir Winston Churchill
If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you!
– Sir Winston Churchill
If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
– Sir Winston Churchill
If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
– Sir Winston Churchill
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
– Sir Winston Churchill
If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
– Sir Winston Churchill
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.
– Sir Winston Churchill
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
– Sir Winston Churchill
In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
– Sir Winston Churchill
In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.
– Sir Winston Churchill
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.
– Sir Winston Churchill
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It is a gaping wound, whenever one touches it and removes the bandages and plasters of daily life.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It is a remarkable comment on our affairs that the former prime minister of a great sovereign state should thus be received as an honorary citizen of another.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It is all right to rat, but you can't re-rat.
– Sir Winston Churchill