Art is to beauty what honour is to honesty, an unnatural allotropic form.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Profession: Statesman
Nationality: British


Art is to beauty what honour is to honesty, an unnatural allotropic form. Winston Churchill

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I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.

There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.

Because, wherever I have looked, I see that all things are perpetually referred to an eternal standard of fitness, and that right triumphs over wrong, truth over falsehood, beauty over ugliness. Fitness is the general expression! Judged by this standard art and honour have little value.

Even in famine the seed corn must be preserved.

When Marshal Foch heard of the signing of the Peace Treaty of Versailles he observed with singular accuracy: This is not Peace. It is an Armistice for twenty years.

Of course I'm an egoist. Where do you get if you aren't?

Never flinch, never weary, never despair.

At the summit the stamina and valour of our fighter pilots remained unconquerable and supreme. Thus Britain was saved. Well might I say in the House of Commons: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

I've gotten more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.

I hate nobody except Hitler--and that is professional.

We have always sent two-thirds of what was necessary a month too late.