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Top 51 Quotes About History Churchill

#1. Some people like the Jews, and some do not. But no thoughtful man can deny the fact that they are, beyond any question, the most formidable and most remarkable race which has appeared in the world.
- Winston S. Churchill - Author: Ellen Brazer
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#2. We know in history that great individuals have totally changed everything, whether it be Jesus Christ or Abraham Lincoln or Winston Churchill or Albert Einstein. I actually think every person can make a difference. - Author: Barbara Marx Hubbard
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#3. He is the resounding human rebuttal to all Marxist historians who think history is the story of vast and impersonal economic forces. The point of the Churchill Factor is that one man can make all the difference. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#4. I love history, and Churchill is one of my favorite people to study. He's a fascinating, fascinating man. - Author: Douglas Booth
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#5. Winston Churchill was an early proponent of eugenic legislation decades before Hitler came to power. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#6. The story of the human race is war. Except for brief and precarious interludes there has never been peace in the world; and long before history began murderous strife was universal and unending. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#7. Winston Churchill was a man of blood and a politico without principle, whose apotheosis serves to corrupt every standard of honesty and morality in politics and history. - Author: Ralph Raico
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#8. One minute I'm exactly what Churchill described me the most powerful man in history. Now the Order's given, hell; I'm just audience front row center to the shoe. But a Corporal on Juno, a Private on Utah there the ones who will affect the outcome not me. It's up to them now. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#9. If I had been an Italian I am sure that I should have been whole-heartedly with you from the start to finish in your triumphant struggle against the bestial appetites and passions of Leninism.
(Speech in Rome on 20 January, 1927, praising Mussolini) - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#10. Most people's lives are cluttered up with things: material things, things to do, things to think about. Their lives are like the history of humanity, which Winston Churchill defined as "one damn thing after another." Their minds are filled up with the clutter of thoughts, one thought after another. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#11. In the Middle East today there are too many people consumed by political dreams and too few interested in practical plans. That is why, to paraphrase Winston Churchill's line about the Balkans, the region produces more history than it consumes. - Author: Fareed Zakaria
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#12. Everyone can recognize history when it happens. Everyone can recognize history after is has happened; but only the wise man knows at the moment what is vital and permanent, what is lasting and memorable. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#13. The loss of India would mark and consummate the downfall of the British Empire. That great organism would pass at a stroke out of life into history.From such a catastrophe there could be no recovery. - Author: Lord Randolph Churchill
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#14. If this long island story of ours is to end at last, let it end only when each one of us lies choking in his own blood upon the ground. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#15. I like to live in the past. I don't think people are going to get much fun in the future. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#16. History should not be left to the historians. Rather, be like Churchill. Make history, and then write it. - Author: Ferdinand Marcos
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#17. It is quite clear that history will record that Margaret Thatcher was the greatest Prime Minister this country has had since Churchill. - Author: Nigel Lawson
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#18. We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle, nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#19. The greatest advances in human civilization have come when we
recovered what we had lost: when we learned the lessons of history. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#20. History unfolds itself by strange and unpredictable paths. We have little control over the future; and none at all over the past. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#21. It would be one of the great tragedies of history if at the very moment of the victory, now within our grasp, such distrust, such lack of faith, should prejudice the entire undertaking after the colossal losses of life, material and treasure. Churchill - Author: David McCullough
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#22. The Atlantic conference in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland is a dramatic moment in World War II history because for the first time, Roosevelt and Churchill are meeting face to face in this war. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#23. Is the only lesson of history to be that mankind is unteachable? - Author: Winston Churchill
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#24. Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong - these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#25. I would tell myself that I was about to address the largest mass assembly of idiots ever gathered in the history of mankind. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#26. There was actually a time when people wanted to give Hitler the benefit of the doubt as to his intentions (in 1935, Winston Churchill thought it possible that Hitler might "go down in history as the man who restored honour and peace of mind to the Great Germanic nation"). - Author: Russell Shorto
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#27. Unlike Churchill, I have no plans to shape history ... Socrates gave advice - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#28. A nation that forgets its past has no future - Author: Sir Winston Churchill
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#29. How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#30. Churchill's 2,054 page book "Second World War" makes no mention of genocide or the murder of Jews. Coincidentally, Churchill was a strong proponent of eugenic legislation prior to the outbreak of WWII. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#31. Little did we guess that what has been called the century of the common man would witness as its outstanding feature more common men killing each other with greater facilities than any other five centuries together in the history of the world. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#32. Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#33. The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#34. Winston Churchill said: 'Those who fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it. - Author: T.B. Markinson
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#35. (P58) It is curious how, with his stark Darwinian outlook, his elevation of war to the central place in human history, and his racism, as well as his fixation on "great leaders," Churchill's worldview resembled that of his antagonist, Hitler. - Author: Ralph Raico
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#36. The flags of the Confederate States of America were very important and a matter of great pride to those citizens living in the Confederacy. They are also a matter of great pride for their descendants as part of their heritage and history. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#37. [The Balkans] produce more history than they can consume. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#38. For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#39. 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. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#40. 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. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#41. History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#42. I have not always been wrong. History will bear me out, particularly as I shall write that history myself. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#43. In extraordinary circumstances and against the odds, Churchill became Prime Minister instead of Halifax, and that one decision changed the course of history. - Author: Michael Dobbs
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#44. History will be kind to me for I have written it. Winston Churchill - Author: Ron Mayes
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#45. I agree with ... actually it was [Joseph] Stalin who said that [Winston Churchill] he was a man who changed the history of the world and I think, if he had not been there in 1940, it might very well have been the case that we would have collapsed like France, and I shall honor him always for that. - Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
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#46. I think that Sir Winston Churchill, in the period that the Germans occupied the Channel Ports, when the whole war hung in issue, fulfilled a role, which is as great as any role in our history. - Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
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#47. In Hitler's launching of the Nazi campaign on Russia, we can already see, after six months of fighting, that he has made one of the outstanding blunders in history. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#48. I do not suppose that at any moment of history has the agony of the world been so great or widespread. Tonight the sun goes down on more suffering than ever before in the world. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#49. Well, in war, you can only be killed once. But in politics, many times. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#50. A remarkable and definite victory.
The bright gleam has caught the helmets of our soldiers
and warmed and cheered all our hearts. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#51. If the British Empire is fated to pass from life into history, we must hope it will not be by the slow process of dispersion and decay, but in some supreme exertion for freedom, for right and for truth. - Author: Winston Churchill
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