The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Quote by Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill Quotes
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.
Politics is not my life. I have a career in radio and another career in film.
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.
Modernism released us from the constraints of everything that had gone before with a euphoric sense of freedom.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.