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35 Inspirational Winston Churchill Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 Inspirational Winston Churchill Quotes On Success

Winston Churchill was a British statesman, army officer, and writer. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, when he led Britain to victory in the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as a Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and imperialist, for most of his career he was a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but from 1904 to 1924 was instead a member of the Liberal Party. Widely considered one of the 20th century’s most significant figures, Churchill remains popular in the UK and Western world, where he is seen as a victorious wartime leader who played an important role in defending Europe’s liberal democracy from the spread of fascism. Also praised as a social reformer and writer, among his many awards was the Nobel Prize in Literature. May these Winston Churchill Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.” Winston Churchill

2. “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” Winston Churchill

3. “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” Winston Churchill

4. “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.” Winston Churchill

5. “All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.” Winston Churchill

6. “One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.” Winston Churchill

7. “Broadly speaking, short words are best and the old words when short, are best of all.” Winston Churchill

8. Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” Winston Churchill

9. “To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to change often.” Winston Churchill

10. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” Winston Churchill

11. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill

12. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, it’s also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill

13. “We shall not fail or falter. We shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.” Winston Churchill

14. “Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace, and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.” Winston Churchill

15. “Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.” Winston Churchill

16. “Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.” Winston Churchill

17. “The first duty of the university is to teach wisdom, not a trade; character, not technicalities. We want a lot of engineers in the modern world, but we do not want a world of engineers.” Winston Churchill

18. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it has been said, it is the quality which guarantees all others.” Winston Churchill

19. “This is the lesson: never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” Winston Churchill

20. “It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.” Winston Churchill

21. “Everyone has his day, and some days last longer than others.” Winston Churchill

22. “Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Winston Churchill

23. “Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.” Winston Churchill

24. “Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.” Winston Churchill

25. “It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.” Winston Churchill

26. “Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy then an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then it becomes a tyrant and, in the last stage, just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.” Winston Churchill

27. “We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.” Winston Churchill

28. “There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do and for making a certainty of what you try. But this principle, like others in life and war, has its exceptions.” Winston Churchill

29. “Every man should ask himself each day whether he is not too readily accepting negative solutions.” Winston Churchill

30. “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

31. “The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.” Winston Churchill

32. “The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.” Winston Churchill

33. “If we open a quarrel between the past and the present we shall find that we have lost the future.” Winston Churchill

34. “Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.” Winston Churchill

35. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill

I hope you enjoyed these Winston Churchill Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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Zoe Davidson
Zoe Davidson
3 years ago

My two favorite quotes are: success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It’s the courage to continue that counts.

Hasan Al-Jarrah
2 years ago
Reply to  Zoe Davidson

Powerful words, Zoe.

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