Winston Churchill quotes ... probably

The incessant stream of crap from my old work PC (brought in from home actually) continues:

I have no idea if these are true, can be really attributred to Winnie or what the source's are. Take 'em at face value and use in your email signature as you want.

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Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

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

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.

Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.

It's a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.

A joke is a very serious thing.

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

I like a man who grins when he fights.

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing -- after they've tried everything else.

It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses.

A communist is like a crocodile: when it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is trying to smile or preparing to eat you up.

Of course, we are all worms--but I like to think, at least, that I am a glowworm.

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last.

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain hazardous, and conflicting information.

The price of greatness is responsibility.

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.

Without victory there is no survival!

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

Life is to short to drink bad wine.

Although time is changing we never notice unless something happens during that time.

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Personally, I am always ready to learn although I do not always like to be taught.

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

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.

The State of a civilized society can be devined from the manor in which it responds to its criminals.

"Mr Churchill, if I were your wife, I would poison your coffee !" Reply: "Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."

Were Hitler to invade Hell, I would, at least, make a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons.

This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

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