Winston Churchill Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Winston Churchill quotes, Winston Churchill sayings, and Winston Churchill proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Some civil servants are neither servants nor civil. Winston Churchill
Never give in -- 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. Winston Churchill
If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill
The cultivation of a hobby and new forms of interest is a policy of first importance to a public man. Winston Churchill
The monarchy is so extraordinarily useful. When Britain wins a battle she shouts, God save the Queen; when she loses, she votes down the prime minister. Winston Churchill
You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. Winston Churchill
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. Winston Churchill
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. Winston Churchill
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
Have no fear of the future. Let us go forward into its mysteries, tear away the veils which hide it from our eyes, and move onwards with confidence and courage. Winston Churchill
They feed the crocodile in the hope that he will eat them last. Winston Churchill
We would rather see London laid in ruins and ashes than that it should be tamely and abjectly enslaved. Winston Churchill
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach. Winston Churchill
If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. Winston Churchill
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. Winston Churchill
You have to run risks. There are no certainties in war. There is a precipice on either side of you - a precipice of caution and a precipice of over-daring. Winston Churchill
Never abandon life. There is a way out of everything except death. Winston Churchill
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. Winston Churchill
Listing your personal milestones is like storing a pocketful of sunshine for a rainy day. Sometimes our best is simply not enough ... We have to do what is required. Winston Churchill
A baboon in a forest is a matter of legitimate speculation; a baboon in a zoo is an object of public curiosity; but a baboon in your wife's bed is a cause of the gravest concern. Winston Churchill
Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government. Winston Churchill
A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred, the wits become more nimble. Winston Churchill
The Times is speechless, and takes three columns to express its speechlessness. Winston Churchill
The privilege of a university education is a great one; the more widely it is extended the better for any country. Winston Churchill
A love of tradition has never weakened a nation. Winston Churchill
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible. Winston Churchill
If you are going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill