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" 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. "
" It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. "
" Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. "
" Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection. "
" 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. "
" To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war. "
" We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm. "
" Eating words has never given me indigestion. "
" Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong. "
" 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. "
" I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk. "
" We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect. "
" Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. "
" The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure. "
" 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. "
" Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it. "
" The first quality that is needed is audacity. "
" Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. "
" The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. "
" Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. "
" The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see. "
" Really I feel less keen about the Army every day. I think the Church would suit me better. "
" 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. "
" A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. "
" It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. "
" Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. "
" From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. "
" He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. "
" I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. "
" 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. "
" The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all. "