'Mr. Churchill, you're drunk' Yes, I am and you are ugly. But tomorrow, I shall be sober.
We must build a kind of United States of Europe.
Two nations divided by a common language.
If you try to set forth in a catalogue what will be the exact settlement of an affair you will find that the moment you leave the area of pious platitude you will descend into the arena of heated controversy.
We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.
If you simply take up the attitude of defending a mistake, there will no hope of improvement.
He is one of those orators of whom it was well said, 'Before they get up they do not know what they are going to say when they are speaking, they do not know what they are saying and when they sit down, they do not know what they have said'.
Things do not get better by being left alone. Unless they are adjusted, they explode with a shattering detonation,
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Soviet Union foreign policy is a puzzle inside a riddle wrapped in an enigma, and the key is Russian nationalism.
The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.
I'm bored with it all. Before slipping into a coma. He died 9 days later.
If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
The War was decided in the first twenty days of fighting, and all that happened afterwards consisted in battles which, however formidable and devastating, were but desperate and vain appeals against the decision of Fate.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Wars are not won by evacuations.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
At every crisis the Kaiser crumpled. In defeat he fled in revolution he abdicated in exile he remarried.
The poor girl does not know how to have a conversation. Unfortunately, she does know how to speak.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
I live from mouth to hand.
It is impossible to obtain a conviction for sodomy from an English jury. Half of them don't believe that it can physically be done, and the other half are doing it.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
The German dictator, instead of snatching the victuals from the table, has been content to have them served to him course by course.
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