Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
Never, never, never give up.
For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire…Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.