Winston Churchill Sayings

The Germans have received back again that measure of fire and steel which they have so often meted out to others. Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

Fire and Steel

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

Being Shot

This is no war of chieftains or of princes, of dynasties or national ambition; it is a war of peoples and of causes. There are vast numbers, not only in this island but in every land, who will render faithful service in this war but whose names will never be known, whose deeds will never be recorded. This is a war of the Unknown Warriors; but let all strive without failing in faith or in duty, and the dark curse of Hitler will be lifted from our age.

War of Chieftains

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.

Silent Man

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.

Good Peace

Today is Trinity Sunday. Centuries ago words were written to be a call and a spur to the faithful servants of Truth and Justice: ‘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. As the will of God is in Heaven, even so let it be.’

Trinity Sunday

To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.

Jaw-jaw

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

Strength of Nations

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.

Silent Man

Today is Trinity Sunday. Centuries ago words were written to be a call and a spur to the faithful servants of Truth and Justice: ‘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. As the will of God is in Heaven, even so let it be.’

Trinity Sunday