80 Winston Churchill Quotes About War & Courage

I think what is most important is to be worthy of the privilege of serving one’s country.

Winston Churchill helped to win World War II for Britain through his work as leader of the British Parliament, as well as his work as Commander of the British Army during the war.

After winning the Nobel prize in Literature in 1953. He was the first of only eight people to be the Honorary Citizen of the United States of America.

Our staff compiled a lot of the best Winston Churchill quotes to share with you. Please feel free to use these quotes in your own writing.

80 Winston Churchill Quotes

Courage is the first of human characteristics because it is the quality that ensures all of them.

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that
have been tried.

The only thing private enterprise should do is to provide and deliver a service to the public and create value, but if it does that well (or if it does it at all) the rest is a non issue. Private enterprise was made possible by the public sector and the government, they are not the same.

A nation should not tax themselves into prosperity. It just never happens that way, and it never has. Nations only have one of two options: Tax, or default. It has always worked out that way, and it has always been that way, in every single country that has even tried it.

A lie is not necessarily a deliberate lie. It is a lie that people believe that is propagated through various elements of society.

Winston Churchill said that alcohol has taken out of him more than he has taken out of it.

I’m a huge fan of Winston Churchill and this quote resonates with me very deeply. The way that he expresses the thoughts he had in this short paragraph is just beautiful. The way to me is much more profound because it encapsulates the true meaning and application of the many words he had to express them in a single, concise, and powerful phrase.

8. An appeaser is one who hopes they will get eaten last, the better to save money on their defense budget.

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It’s not always what you say, it’s what you believe that matters most.

There are 2 kinds of people in this world: the “wise” and the “fools.” The “wise” are those who use their tongues to achieve their goals and the “fools” are those who choose to be silent and go their own way.

Character can be brought out in the greatest times, but it can also be created in the everyday moments. The best part of life is how each moment can be a ‘great moment,’ a moment when you can share your character.

It is a fact that our mind is not that strong, but what we are capable of doing is great.

Courage lets you handle your fears. It lets you be more confident in the face of adversity, more resilient to stress. The courage to do what you want to in life is what gets you everything.

This quote was actually a joke, and he was actually a member of the British Parliament.

Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever rising, ever expanding, ever improving path. You know you will never reach the end of the journey. but this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.

There is always a negative solution. Every day, ask yourself if you are not being too quick to accept a negative solution.

Everyone has their ups and downs. Some people are just down more than others.

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History will be kind to me because I intend to write it.

Winston liked people. He was polite and he was kind.
Winston liked people. He was polite and he was kind.

The more he drinks, the more alcohol in his blood his brain will be flooded with.

I would tell the House, as I told those who joined this government, I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Hitler invaded hell and he would definitely make a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.

In the original version of the above quote, Hitler is said to have uttered these words at the end of his famous Nazi Nuremberg Rally on 14 September 1935.

In the middle of a disagreement, it’s always in your best interest to remember that the relationship between you and your future self needs to be preserved.

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If you are going through hell, keep going. (it may be hard to make it through, but you will get there).

If you have a really important message, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Just be blunt and clear. Be honest. You don’t need to worry about being subtle because you’ll be blunt.

Most of government regulations are just an attempt to avoid responsibility.

I’ve been going through hell recently, and every day I’m coming back to my life trying to get things right. I’ve got some good and bad days, but it’s just about staying together. I don’t want to be the person who gives up and I’m not going to give up.

Everything that a financial advisor would tell you to do is not sound or is unagreeable because it will cost you money in the long term.

I don’t know anything about the whole controversy, but I do know that eating your words has got to be a good thing.

2. It is an idiom.

The people of the Middle East are being beaten, they are losing hope and they are in despair. We can try to bring them hope and show them our compassion if we are able.

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To read books of quotations is a good thing but to quote them without knowing what they mean is not.

I want to live a life worth living, and not be so caught up with the latest fad and trend that there is no tomorrow. Every day I have to face myself with clear eyes, and every day I need to find out what to do with my life and how to be happy.

It doesn’t matter if I am doing my best. What matters is that I am doing what it takes.

It was wonderful what great strides can be made when there was a resolute purpose behind them.

I don’t think the way to deal with the badger is to take a gun and shoot it. It’s not enough to do your best, sometimes you have to do what’s required.

Many people stumble over the truth. Most of these people are extremely quick to run after their own lies and misconceptions.

The third version is the correct one.

In French, we find something very similar to your second version.

While the United States should never give in to the bullying tactics of other nations, in particular the Communist bloc, it should avoid using strong force where it is unnecessary. Doing so would make the world a less safe place, particularly as world opinion is often a very influential factor in world politics.

When people are in the room you should avoid having discussions with them, unless they are in control and are making the decisions.

While fighting the Nazis in WWII, the Allied forces were outnumbered by the enemy and had little chance of winning the war.

“Never, never, never think the war can be smooth and easy. Once you start down the road of war, you will never know how it will end. You will be no more the master of your fate. You will be the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.” Winston Churchill.

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You can only be shot at without result when you are the target, and it just so happens that is what we are talking about!

Never turn your back on a threatening danger.
Never run away from a war.
If you do that, you will make the danger double.
But if you meet the danger promptly and without flinching, you will have reduced the danger by half.

There are always reasons and rationalizations behind things.

Learning is hard, and often people are not very good at it. However, anyone who does learn, can usually make more progress than people who do not learn.

Politics is the ability to plan how to make things happen; also, a lot of time and effort is spent by both people and the media to find ways to make things sound bad for the other side.

The left hates profits, but when you lose money, they love you to death.

How to be successful: don’t try to be successful. Just enjoy the process.

If you want to be successful you have to be persistent and have patience. You have to try lots of things. You have to continue working through all the obstacles that get in your way. The reason why so many people fail is because they stop before they have really started.

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There will always be challenges in life, but you can’t ever lose heart or your enthusiasm when you set out to achieve your dreams.

I never liked the idea of being a citizen of a country whose people are constantly told by the government how to live their own lives, but I thought that at least under Obama, the country was on the right track. Things have just gotten worse.

I like the original idea, but I prefer this version. Why? Because it reminds us that the past is not gone and the future is not yet here.

In a world of specialists, knowledge is a liability and character a commodity. University education is no longer about developing the capacity for creative thought, it’s about preparing students to conform to society’s standards. The University is a place from which to escape from the real world by regurgitating memorized facts to the exclusion of independent thought.

  Sometimes it’s difficult to know if your friends are right but your enemies are wrong.

Communism is not a new ideology but it is a new form of capitalism. Capitalism is a free enterprise system in which there is no limitation on the power of the state or the power of business. Communism is a system in which the government owns some of the businesses and people (most of the businesses) work for the state.

If you want to be effective at something, you need to be responsible for it.

It is easier to endure defeat than it is to endure victory. However, victory can cause even more havoc than defeat.

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that when nations are strong, they are not
always just, and when they wish to be just, they are often no longer strong.

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There are too many lies going around the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

This is one of the most profound quotes by Winston Churchill. It shows how he knew that the world was complex and that it took a lot of hard work and dedication to change your circumstances. It also applies to our jobs at KJCT. We can never stop trying to reach more people.

Many problems are caused by the fear of the unknown. There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to find out what you need to know and not fear to do or say what you believe to be right.

It is nice to have some comfort, but it is time to face the hard stuff. It is time to persevere.

Never give up your integrity and never give in to power or to pressure. This is a lesson I apply to my own life and I am grateful for the lessons learnt from Churchill, who was a great man and a great patriot.

If someone tells you that you will never achieve something, and you don’t believe them, keep going. Never give up, because you are able to achieve anything you put your mind to.

Destruction can happen on a micro level, or macro level, as happened to Syria and Libya. Destruction can happen when we don’t do all we can to build. It can happen when we aren’t willing to think deeply about our world and how it works.

Churchill’s quote is well known. However, it is the context of Hitler’s fate that is often forgotten. The Nazis were not defeated by the Allies in the Battle of France, they were defeated by Hitler. It was his blunders in France that led to his demise.

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I am not perfect and neither should you be. The only way to improve your skills is to keep trying and not give up.

Communication is a two-way street. If we are not able to say it, others may not be able to hear us either.

The British went on a quest to discover new things and explore new places. They did all of that to search for new ingredients to make and eat candy. This, in part, was why they went to Africa to find the world’s largest cocoa beans.

As the world’s population has increased, humanity has been able to increase its food supply. But that doesn’t mean we’ll survive the next 20 years. We’ll need to start planning now before it’s too late. We must continue to invest in basic research – in space as well as here on Earth.

The way we live and the way we design our lives together shape who we become.

Winston Churchill once said that “adequacy is no standard at all”.

When political leaders are silent, the people complain, talk, and speak.

In order for the country to move forward, there has to be a man or woman willing to lay down the law, to be the one to say “No” to the people and “Yes” to the country. That’s the man or woman who becomes the leader. And that’s what we need right now.

In writing a book, we must be careful not to confuse the idea of adventure with the idea of fear. The two ideas are very different. One is good and the other is bad. It’s the quality of the adventure that matters, not the amount.

In all honesty “you are right,” America is a country of war and war alone. War has been our policy since the beginning of our country and we have been successful in it. Victory is always attained at the expense of innocent lives and it can result in a complete change in the country that has been involved in the war. We do not have a choice but to continue the war as we do not want a different country to take its place.

Your enemies are the people who try to take away your rights, or your happiness.


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