Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill. Quote 1: The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see. Quote 2: Those who do not think of the future are unworthy of their ancestors.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Churchill Listening truly listening runs the risk of having your mind changed. 52/365 qotd 365project Winston Churchill courage speak listen quote of the day motivational quotes inspiring quotes churchill graphic design
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Nine months after Sir Winston Churchill failed to be reelected as Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill traveled by train with President Harry Truman to make a speech. On March 5, 1946, at the request of Westminster College in the small Missouri town of Fulton (population of 7,000), Churchill gave his now famous "Iron Curtain" speech to a crowd of 40,000. In addition to accepting an honorary degree from the college, Churchill made one of his most famous post-war speeches.
Winston Churchill walks through the ruins of Coventry Cathedral, 1941. Churchill's speeches were a great inspiration to the embattled British. His first speech as prime minister was the famous "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat". One historian has called its effect on Parliament as "electrifying"; the House of Commons that had ignored him during the 1930s "was now listening, and cheering".
Winston Churchill giving his famous 'V' sign—on 20 May 1940, just ten days after Churchill became Prime Minister, German troops reached the English Channel. Churchill later sought to portray himself as (to some extent) an isolated voice warning of the need to rearm against Germany. While it is true that he had a small following in the House of Commons during much of the 1930s, he was given privileged information by some elements within the Government...