You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.
The English know how to make the best of things. Their so-called muddling through is simply skill at dealing with the inevitable.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
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.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl - no superior alternative has yet been found.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said, namely that I have inspired the nation. It was the nation and the race dwelling all around the globe that had the lion heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Continuous effort-not strength or intelligence-is the key to unlocking our potential.