Quotes by Winston Churchill

Great and good are seldom the same man.

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.

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.

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

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

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.

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

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

These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.