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Уинстон Черчилль


Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965)
british politician


  • A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

  • A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

  • An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.

  • I do not agree that the dog in a manger has the final right to the manger even though he may have lain there for a very long time. I do not admit that right. I do not admit for instance, that a great wrong has been done to the Red Indians of America or the black people of Australia. I do not admit that a wrong has been done to these people by the fact that a stronger race, a higher-grade race, a more worldly wise race to put it that way, has come in and taken their place.

  • I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

  • It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.

  • Many forms of Government have been tried and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.

  • The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.

  • The price of greatness is responsibility.


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