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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.
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"There are few words which are used more loosely than the word 'Civilization.' What does it mean? It means a society based upon the opinion of civilians. It means that violence, the rule...
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"'What shall I do with all my books?' was the question; and the answer, 'Read them,' sobered the questioner. But, if you cannot read them, at any rate handle and, as it...
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"Certainly the prolonged education indispensable to the progress of Society is not natural to mankind. It cuts against the grain. A boy would like to follow his father in pursuit of food or prey. He would...
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Thoughts and Adventures, by Winston S. Churchill This material progress, in itself so splendid, does not meet any of the real needs of the human race…. No material progress, even though it takes shapes we...
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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good...
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To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents....