Winston Churchill Quotes on Democracy and Leadership:
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter
Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. "
Winston Churchill Quotes On Success:
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Broadly speaking, short words are best and the old words when short, are best of all.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to change often.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Every man should ask himself each day whether he is not too readily accepting negative solutions.
Winston Churchill was a British politician and writer. He was a two-time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, first from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He led Britain to victory in the testing time of the Second World War.
Churchill was a prolific writer. He wrote a novel and two biographies. He also penned three volumes of memoirs and several histories. In 1953, he received the Nobel Prize for Literature “for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values”. Churchill took great pleasure in painting. Throughout his lifetime, he painted hundreds of paintings, many of which are on show in the studio at Chartwell as well as private collections.
TIME rated Churchill as one of the most influential leaders in history. He was voted number one in a 2002 BBC poll of the 100 Greatest Britons of all time.