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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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The English never draw a line without blurring it.

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Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

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All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

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Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.

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Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.

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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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In war you can be killed only once. In politics, many times.

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From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.

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It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

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I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.

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