12 Winston Churchill Quotes to Live By

He wasn't nicknamed the "British Bulldog" for nothing.

One of the most influential Brits to have ever held the Prime Minister title is also supremely witty.

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." -Winston Churchill

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."- Winston Churchill

"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught." - Winston Churchill

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something in your life." - Winston Churchill

"I'm prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter." - Winston Churchill

"In a war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times." - Winston Churchill

"I may be drunk Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly." - Winston Churchill

"There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true." - Winston Churchill

"If you are going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill

"My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best." - Winston Churchill

"Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip." - Winston Churchill

"Never, never, never give up." - Winston Churchill

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