Winston Churchill Quote
“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.”
Speech given at Harrow School, Harrow, England, October 29, 1941.
“Some people's idea of [free speech] is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.”
Speech to the House of Commons, October 13, 1943
“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.”
United Europe Meeting, Albert Hall, London (May 14, 1947)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWinston Churchill
Born: November 30, 1874
Died: January 24, 1965 (aged 90)
Bio: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British Conservative politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the century, he served as Prime Minister twice.
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“Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don't practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us - and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.”