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Winston Churchill

1874-1965. British politician and prime minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).

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Writing is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.

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Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

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Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. You have only to persevere to save yourselves.

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Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

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Politicians have the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterward to explain why it didn't happen.

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I am easily satisfied with the very best.

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Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party.

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Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.

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Short words are the best and old words when short are best of all.

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Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.

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