Winston Churchill Quotes

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.

Democracy means that if the doorbell rings in the early hours, it is likely to be the milkman.

Democracy is an awful way to run a country, but it’s the best system we have.

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

Dead birds don’t fall out of their nests.

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing after they’ve tried everything else.

I do not hold that we should rearm in order to fight. I hold that we should rearm in order to parley.

Eating words has never given me indigestion.

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

Sunshine is my quest.

A joke is a very serious thing.

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

He is like a female llama surprised in her bath.

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.

Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an ever smaller hole, with weapons singularly illdesigned for the purpose

I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.

In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.

The United States invariably does the right thing, after having exhausted every other alternative.

A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.