Winston Churchill Quotes On Democracy, Politics, Success

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer. He was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945. This inspirational Winston Churchill quotes will change your life.

Best Winston Churchill Quotes

  1. “There is nothing government can give you that it hasn’t taken from you in the first place.” – Winston Churchill
  2. “Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” – Winston Churchill
  3. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  4. “If you’re not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you’re not a conservative at forty, you have no brain.” – Winston Churchill
  5. “A nation that forgets its past has no future.” – Winston Churchill
  6. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
  7. “The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE.” – Winston Churchill
  8. “If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open sea.” – Winston Churchill
  9. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  10. “Do not trust any statistics you did not fake yourself.” – Winston Churchill

  11. “I’d rather argue against a hundred idiots than have one agree with me.” – Winston Churchill
  12. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill
  13. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill
  14. “The main vice of capitalism is the uneven distribution of prosperity. The main vice of socialism is the even distribution of misery.” – Winston Churchill
  15. “It is better to do something than to do nothing while waiting to do everything.” – Winston Churchill
  16. “I no longer listen to what people say, I just watch what they do. Behavior never lies.” – Winston Churchill
  17. “Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.” – Winston Churchill
  18. “Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party” – Winston Churchill
  19. “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” – Winston Churchill
  20. “A nation that fails to honor its heroes soon will have no heroes to honor.” – Winston Churchill

  21. “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” – Winston Churchill
  22. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill
  23. “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Winston Churchill
  24. “He who fails to plan is planning to fail.” – Winston Churchill
  25. “Your greatest fears are created by your imagination. Don’t give in to them.” – Winston Churchill
  26. “Great success always comes at the risk of enormous failure.” – Winston Churchill
  27. “Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I’d poison your tea. Churchill: Nancy, if I were your husband, I’d drink it.” – Winston Churchill
  28. “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” – Winston Churchill
  29. “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else.” – Winston Churchill
  30. “Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill
  31. “Socialism is like a dream. Sooner or later you wake up to reality.” – Winston Churchill

  32. “I began my education at a very early age; in fact, right after I left college.” – Winston Churchill
  33. “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill
  34. “If you find a job you love, you’ll never work again.” – Winston Churchill
  35. “You don’t make the poor richer by making the rich poorer.” – Winston Churchill
  36. “Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure with enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  37. “Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man.” – Winston Churchill
  38. “Whenever I feel the need to take some exercise I lie down until the feeling goes away.” – Winston Churchill
  39. “If two people agree on everything, one of them is unnecessary.” – Winston Churchill
  40. “Success is the ability to continue to move through total disaster.” – Winston Churchill
  41. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill
  42. “A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” – Winston Churchill
  43. “All dogs look up to you. All cats look down on you. Only the pig looks at you as an equal” – Winston Churchill

  44. “The cemetery is full of indispensable people.” – Winston Churchill
  45. “If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail.” – Winston Churchill
  46. “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Winston Churchill
  47. “A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.” – Winston Churchill
  48. “Appeasement is feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last.” – Winston Churchill
  49. “All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.” – Winston Churchill
  50. “The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.” – Winston Churchill
  51. “There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.” – Winston Churchill
  52. “Money is like manure, its only good if you spread it around.” – Winston Churchill
  53. “When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.” – Winston Churchill
  54. Success comes from continuing to strive, fail and learn without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

  55. “Give me the facts, and I will twist them the way I want, to suit my argument.” – Winston Churchill
  56. “They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.” – Winston Churchill
  57. “If you want to discover new oceans, you must first have the courage to leave shore.” – Winston Churchill
  58. “Never abandon life. There is a way out of everything except death.” – Winston Churchill
  59. “Sometimes our best is simply not enough… We have to do what is required.” – Winston Churchill
  60. “Any idiot can see something wrong. But can you see what is right?” – Winston Churchill

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