Winston Churchill

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Sir Winston Churchill

“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.”

“When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.”

“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else.”

“The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read.”

“There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning toward you and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.”

“Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.”

“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”

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

“I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.”

“Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.”

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