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Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
History is written by the victors.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
He who dares, wins.
Never, never, never give up.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.


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"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Make picture quote!
"A joke is a very serious thing." Make picture quote!
"No comment is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again." Make picture quote!
"One does not leave a convivial party before closing time." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality." Make picture quote!
"Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong." Make picture quote!
"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught." Make picture quote!
"Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game." Make picture quote!
"Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times." Make picture quote!
"A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him." Make picture quote!
"No crime is so great as daring to excel." Make picture quote!
"Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." Make picture quote!
"Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result." Make picture quote!
"Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization." Make picture quote!
"No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections." Make picture quote!
"No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye." Make picture quote!
"One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!" Make picture quote!
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." Make picture quote!
"Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times." Make picture quote!
"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me." Make picture quote!
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope." Make picture quote!
"It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary." Make picture quote!
"It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar." Make picture quote!
"Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it." Make picture quote!
"Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning." Make picture quote!
"Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on." Make picture quote!
"Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it." Make picture quote!
"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened." Make picture quote!
"Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about." Make picture quote!
"It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see." Make picture quote!
"My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them." Make picture quote!
"My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop." Make picture quote!
"Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room." Make picture quote!
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Make picture quote!
"India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator." Make picture quote!
"It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right." Make picture quote!
"It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried." Make picture quote!
"In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet." Make picture quote!
"In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice." Make picture quote!
"Most people stumble over the truth, now and then, but they usually manage to pick themselves up and go on, anyway." Make picture quote!
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Make picture quote!
"If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law." Make picture quote!
"If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack." Make picture quote!
"If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce." Make picture quote!
"If you are going through hell, keep going." Make picture quote!
"If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future." Make picture quote!
"If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another." Make picture quote!
"If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire." Make picture quote!
"If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons." Make picture quote!
"I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks." Make picture quote!
"It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive." Make picture quote!
"Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong." Make picture quote!
"Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed." Make picture quote!
"Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all." Make picture quote!
"Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." Make picture quote!
"Really I feel less keen about the Army every day. I think the Church would suit me better." Make picture quote!
"Politics is 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." Make picture quote!
"Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business." Make picture quote!
"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft." Make picture quote!
"It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time." Make picture quote!
"It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations." Make picture quote!
"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." Make picture quote!
"Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon." Make picture quote!
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Make picture quote!
"In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might." Make picture quote!
"Great and good are seldom the same man." Make picture quote!
"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent." Make picture quote!
"For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself." Make picture quote!
"For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank." Make picture quote!
"Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others." Make picture quote!
"Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put." Make picture quote!
"Eating words has never given me indigestion." Make picture quote!
"Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old." Make picture quote!
"Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have." Make picture quote!
"Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things." Make picture quote!
"Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others." Make picture quote!
"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential." Make picture quote!
"Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all." Make picture quote!
"Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat." Make picture quote!
"Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter." Make picture quote!
"Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham." Make picture quote!
"Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement." Make picture quote!
"Difficulties mastered are opportunities won." Make picture quote!
"I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting." Make picture quote!
"I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside." Make picture quote!
"I never worry about action, but only inaction." Make picture quote!
"I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly." Make picture quote!
"I like a man who grins when he fights." Make picture quote!
"I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me." Make picture quote!
"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." Make picture quote!
"I have never developed indigestion from eating my words." Make picture quote!
"I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk." Make picture quote!
"He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." Make picture quote!
"I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter." Make picture quote!
"In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times." Make picture quote!
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals." Make picture quote!
"I am easily satisfied with the very best." Make picture quote!
"I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod." Make picture quote!
"I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught." Make picture quote!
"I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic." Make picture quote!
"I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place." Make picture quote!
"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." Make picture quote!
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." Make picture quote!
"I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." Make picture quote!
"We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened." Make picture quote!
"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." Make picture quote!
"To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can." Make picture quote!
"War is mainly a catalogue of blunders." Make picture quote!
"We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm." Make picture quote!
"We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out." Make picture quote!
"We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty." Make picture quote!
"We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect." Make picture quote!
"To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day." Make picture quote!
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Make picture quote!
"When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home." Make picture quote!
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender." Make picture quote!
"We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival." Make picture quote!
"We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it." Make picture quote!
"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us." Make picture quote!
"What kind of people do they think we are? Is it possible they do not realize that we shall never cease to persevere against them until they have been taught a lesson which they and the world will never forget?" Make picture quote!
"When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin." Make picture quote!
"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite." Make picture quote!
"Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse." Make picture quote!
"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." Make picture quote!
"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." Make picture quote!
"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Make picture quote!
"We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English." Make picture quote!
"The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read." Make picture quote!
"When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise." Make picture quote!
"Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer." Make picture quote!
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." Make picture quote!
"The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst." Make picture quote!
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind." Make picture quote!
"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see." Make picture quote!
"The first quality that is needed is audacity." Make picture quote!
"Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war." Make picture quote!
"The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries." Make picture quote!
"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." Make picture quote!
"The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it." Make picture quote!
"There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion." Make picture quote!
"This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read." Make picture quote!
"This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure." Make picture quote!
"The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure." Make picture quote!
"There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result." Make picture quote!
"The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself." Make picture quote!
"There is no such thing as a good tax." Make picture quote!
"There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning toward you and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you." Make picture quote!
"There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true." Make picture quote!
"The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is." Make picture quote!
"The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all." Make picture quote!
"The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning." Make picture quote!
"The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult." Make picture quote!
"The price of greatness is responsibility." Make picture quote!
"These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived." Make picture quote!
"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" Make picture quote!
"Among precautions against ambition, it may not be amiss to take precautions against our own. I must fairly say, I dread our own power and our own ambition: I dread our being too much dreaded. ??? We may say that we shall not abuse this astonishing and hithe" Make picture quote!
"Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valour, and be in readiness for the conflict; for it is better for us to perish in battle than to look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar. " Make picture quote!
"Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential." Make picture quote!
"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it." Make picture quote!
"Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never. Never -- in anything great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense." Make picture quote!
"Our inheritance of well founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries can bestow." Make picture quote!
"Saving is a fine thing - especially when your parents have done it for you." Make picture quote!
"Success is not final and failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. " Make picture quote!
"Success is to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. " Make picture quote!
"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." Make picture quote!
"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. " Make picture quote!
"They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent." Make picture quote!
"We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls." Make picture quote!
"We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle." Make picture quote!
"We shall fight on the beaches. We shall fight on the landing grounds. We shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender!" Make picture quote!
"When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened." Make picture quote!




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