Winston Churchill Quote
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."
“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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