Author: Winston Churchill

I'm so bored with it all.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

The only statistics you can trust are those you falsified yourself.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot and hang on.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Golf: An ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable sphere into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted to the purpose.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last forty years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile – hoping it will eat him last.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

All dogs look up to you; all cats look down to you… only the pig looks at you as an equal.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Too often the strong silent man is silent because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

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

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

[He] is the only bull who carries his china shop with him.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Saving is a very fine thing; especially when your parents have done it for you.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

No matter… the dead bird does not leave the nest.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Life is fraught with opportunities to keep your mouth shut.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

What can you do with a man who looks like a female llama surprised when bathing?

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

It makes me look as if I were straining a stool.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

I’m just preparing my impromptu remarks.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill: Am reserving two tickets for you for my premiere. Come and bring a friend – if you have one.

Churchill’s reply: Impossible to be present for the first performance; will attend second – if there is one.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Americans always try to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

This report, by its very length, defends itself against being read.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator













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