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"No comment" is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.   Life
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subjec...   Life
A joke is a very serious thing.   Life
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to g...   Life
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees...   Life
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tom...   Life
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then a...   Life
Advertising nourishes the consuming power of men. It sets up before a ...   Life
Air power can either paralyze the enemy's military action or compel hi...   Life
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single...   Life
Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I fee...   Life
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.   Life
Although present on the occasion, I have no clear recollection of the ...   Life
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.   Life
At every crisis the Kaiser crumpled. In defeat he fled; in revolution ...   Life
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.   Life
Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only...   Life
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, th...   Life
Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a de...   Life
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best...   Life
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.   Life
Clement Attlee is a modest man who has a good deal to be modest about.   Life
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it...   Life
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what i...   Life
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the sa...   Life
Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching - you will redu...   Life
Death came very easily to her. She had lived such an innocent and lovi...   Life
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. An...   Life
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.   Life
Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from sa...   Life
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy a...   Life
Eating words has never given me indigestion.   Life
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will...   Life
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.   Life
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of mi...   Life
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parti...   Life
From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with...   Life
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain...   Life
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.   Life
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.   Life
He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about.   Life
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.   History
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the re...   Life
I also hope that I sometimes suggested to the lion the right place to ...   Life
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better pol...   Life
I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with ...   Life
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.   Life
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.   Life
I am bored with it all.   Life
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if an...   Business
I am easily satisfied with the very best.   Life
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs trea...   Life
I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politici...   Life
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the g...   Life
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped ...   Life
I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the...   Life
I got into my bones the essential structure of the ordinary British se...   Life
I had no idea of the enormous and unquestionably helpful part that hum...   Life
I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for peo...   Life
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said-namely that I ...   Life
I have never developed indigestion from eating my words.   Life
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.   Life
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.   Life
I like a man who grins when he fights.   Life
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will ...   Life
I never worry about action, but only inaction.   Life
I shall always be glad to have seen it-for the same reason Papa gave f...   Life
I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed ...   Life
I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.   Life
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to ...   Life
If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'...   Life
If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I w...   Life
If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of ...   Life
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we h...   Life
If you are going through hell, keep going.   Life
If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is m...   Life
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clev...   Life
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the l...   Politics
If you're going through hell, keep going.   Life
In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must...   Life
In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take ...   Life
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme ha...   Life
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.   Life
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by...   Life
It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as ...   Life
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except...   Life
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be r...   Life
It is a gaping wound, whenever one touches it and removes the bandages...   Life
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.   Life
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of d...   Life
It is a remarkable comment on our affairs that the former prime minist...   Life
It is all right to rat, but you can't re-rat.   Life
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than yo...   Life
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.   Life
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed ...   Life
It may be that we shall by a process of sublime irony have reached a s...   Life
It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had t...   Life
It's no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed i...   Life
Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.   Life
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.   Life
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so bear ourselves tha...   Life
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he ...   Life
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this wo...   Government
Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champ...   Life
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themsel...   Life
Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory...   Life
Most people stumble over the truth, now and then, but they usually man...   Life
Mr. Gladstone read Homer for fun, which I thought served him right.   Life
My hand seemed arrested by a silent veto.   Life
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my...   Life
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars...   Life
My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have br...   Life
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never, in nothing, ...   Life
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in th...   Life
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so...   Life
Never, never, never give up.   Life
No crime is so great as daring to excel.   Life
No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism.   Life
No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searc...   Life
No lover ever studied every whim of his mistress as I did those of Pre...   Life
No matter how enmeshed a commander becomes in the elaboration of his o...   Life
No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than th...   Life
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person o...   Life
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.   Life
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But ...   Life
One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.   Life
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to r...   Life
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.   Life
Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be respons...   Life
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like be...   Life
Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will y...   Life
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at...   Life
Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war ...   Life
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.   Life
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, ...   Life
Really I feel less keen about the Army every day. I think the Church w...   Life
Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.   Life
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence wit...   Life
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.   Life
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the ...   Life
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.   Nature
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot....   Life
Some regard private enterprise as if it were a predatory tiger to be s...   Life
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of state...   Life
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enth...   Success
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.   Success
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to conti...   Life
Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.   Life
Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. You have o...   Life
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with...   Government
The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people...   Life
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.   Life
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely ...   Life
The first quality that is needed is audacity.   Life
The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's airc...   Life
The human story does not always unfold like a mathematical calculation...   Life
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; t...   Life
The latest refinements of science are linked with the cruelties of the...   Life
The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its be...   Life
The loyalties which center upon number one are enormous. If he trips, ...   Life
The maxim of the British people is "Business as usual."   Life
The monarchy is so extraordinarily useful. When Britain wins a battle ...   Life
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can brea...   Life
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees ...   Life
The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose ...   Life
The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.   Life
The price of greatness is responsibility.   Life
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but t...   Life
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in w...   Life
The Russians will try all the rooms in a house, enter those that are n...   Life
The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.   Life
The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may der...   Life
Their insatiable lust for power is only equaled by their incurable imp...   Life
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst ...   Life
There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinn...   Life
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into ...   Life
There is no such thing as a good tax.   Life
There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opin...   Life
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.   Life
There was unanimous, automatic, unquestioned agreement around our tabl...   Life
These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our ...   Life
They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adam...   Life
They told me that Gladstone read Homer for fun, which I thought served...   Life
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.   Life
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of be...   Life
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those wh...   Life
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destr...   Life
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.   Life
To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.   Life
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not kn...   Life
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazar...   Life
Truth is incontrovertible; malice may attack it and ignorance may deri...   Life
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however ...   Life
War is a catalouge of blunders.   Life
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. I...   Life
We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.   Life
We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.   Life
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.   Life
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.   Life
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.   Government
We must beware of needless innovations, especially when guided by logi...   Life
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves u...   Life
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight o...   Life
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspirat...   Life
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.   Life
We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.   Life
We will have no truce or parlay with you [Hitler], or the grisly gang ...   Life
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack...   Life
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old...   Life
When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.   Life
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.   Life
When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.   Life
When you took your seat I felt as if a woman had come into my bathroom...   Life
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human li...   Life
Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without...   Life
Working hours are never long enough. Each day is a holiday, and ordina...   Life
Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amus...   Life
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they'v...   Life
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, some...   Life
[Clement Attle is] a sheep in sheep's clothing.   Life