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The best Winston Churchill quotes

Winston Churchill needs little introduction. The man who saved Britain will rightfully go down in history as one of the greatest people to have ever lived. Not only a formidable politician, but a true British gentleman and one of unbridled wit. Here at The Gentleman’s Journal, Churchill truly is one of our heroes, so we like to pay homage to his gentlemanly magnitude from time to time, and we know you like it too. So we’ve picked 10 of the best Churchill quotes for you all to peruse.

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“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”

“I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.”

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

“I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.”

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

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“Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!”

“We can always count on the Americans to do the right thing, after they have exhausted all the other possibilities.”

“Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.”

“Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.”

“An old proverb there is, and that most true – a living dog is better than a dead lion.”

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