Sic transit gloria mundi

Sir Winston Churchill:

If you are going through hell, keep going
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
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.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Too often the strong silent man is silent because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot and hang on.
I like a man who grins when he fights.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the uneven division of blessings, while the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal division of misery.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

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