Winston Churchill Quotes (666 quotes)
Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 1897-1963: 1914-1922 (1974 edition), Chelsea House - ISBN: 9780835206938
“The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.”
War speeches (1951 edition)
The Second World War (1939 - 1945)
Speech, 1944. Often misquoted as "The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see." or "The further backward you look, the further forward you can see."
The Gathering Storm (1948 edition)
Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 1897-1963: 1950-1963 (1974 edition), Chelsea House - ISBN: 9780835206938
Churchill by Himself: The Definitive Collection of Quotations (2008 edition), PublicAffairs - ISBN: 9781586486389
“The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.”
Speech in the House of Commons, November 11, 1942 Debate on the address. - The Second World War (1939 - 1945)
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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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