Sir Winston Churchill was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955
Winston Churchill knew the power of words. In public speeches and published books, in newspaper and magazine articles, he expressed his feelings and laid out his vision for the future. His wartime writings and speeches have fascinated generation after generation with their powerful narrative style and thoughtful reflection.
Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, Wi...
A collection of the best and most quoted speeches and writings of Nobel Prize-winner Winston Churchill Winston Churchill knew the power of words. In speeches, books, and articles, he expressed his feelings and laid out his vision for the future. His wartime writings and...
"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." —New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top Ten Books of 2016 At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become...
The definitive, Nobel Prize–winning history of World War II, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature From Britain's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War...
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Democracy is the worst form of government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.
I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give lion’s roar.
If you’re going through Hell, keep going.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.
Kites rise highest against the wind — not with it.
Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.
Never, never, never give up.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
You create your own universe as you go along.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.