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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. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.
We want a lot of engineers in the modern world, but we do not want a world of engineers. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time-a tremendous whack. 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.
Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting. But this principle, like others in life and war, has it exceptions. 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. In fact, if anything, I am the prod. It is time to dare and endure. Such ideas are absolutely foreign to the British way of doing things. The crowd was unarmed, except with bludgeons. It was not attacking anybody or anything. It was holding a seditious meeting. When fire had been opened upon it to disperse it, it tried to run away.
Pinned up in a narrow place considerably smaller than Trafalgar Square, with hardly any exits, and packed together so that one bullet would drive through three or four bodies, the people ran madly this way and the other.
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When the fire was directed upon the centre, they ran to the sides. The fire was then directed to the sides. Many threw themselves down on the ground, and the fire was then directed on the ground. This was continued for 8 or 10 minutes Finally, when the ammunition had reached the point that only enough remained to allow for the safe return of the troops, and after persons … had been killed, and when most certainly 1, or more had been wounded, the troops, at whom not even a stone had been thrown, swung round and marched away.
Speech in the House of Commons, July 8, "Amritsar" I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
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 the glory of the climb. Remark in after rejoining the Conservatives, having left them earlier to join the Liberals; reported in Kay Halle, Irrepressible Churchillp.
Other sources say this remark was made in The enthronement in office of a Socialist Government will be a serious national misfortune such as has usually befallen great States only on the morrow of defeat in war.
It will delay the return of prosperity; it will check enterprise and impair credit; it will open a period of increasing political confusion and disturbance. Letter to a correspondent 17 January shortly before Labour formed its first government, reprinted in The Times 18 Januaryp. Pall Mall Gazette on HG Wells' suggestion of an atomic bomb, in "BBC Article" By abandoning the naval base at Singapore the Socialist Government has made it impossible for the British Navy to enter the Pacific, and consequently to afford the slightest assistance to Australia and New Zealand, no matter how terrible their need might be.
Yet almost at the same time that the British Navy is stripped of its old power of defending the British Empire we know well that they would gladly hawk it round Europe to be the drudge of an international organization and fight in every quarrel but its own.
It accords no political rights. It rules by terror. It punishes political opinions. It suppresses free speech. It tolerates no newspapers but its own. It persecutes Christianity with a zeal and a cunning never equalled since the times of the Roman Emperors. It is engaged at this moment in trampling down the peoples of Georgia and executing their leaders by hundreds. It is for this process that Mr.
MacDonald asks us to make ourselves responsible. We are to render these tyrannies possible by lending to their authors money to pay for the ammunition to murder the Georgians, to enable the Soviet sect to keep its stranglehold on the dumb Russian nation, and to poison the world, and so far as they can, the British Empire, with their filthy propaganda.
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That is what we are asked to take upon ourselves. It is an outrage on the British name. To the enemies of Britain, of civilization, of freedom, to those who deserted us in the crises of the war—smiles, compliments, caresses, cash. But for Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, who sent their brave men to fight and die by scores of thousands, who never flinched and never wearied, who are bone of our bone and flesh of our flesh—to them nothing but frigid repulsion.
Our bread for the Bolshevist serpent; our aid for the foreigner of every country; our favours for the Socialists all over the world who have no country; but for our own daughter States across the oceans, on whom the future of the British island and nation depends, only the cold stones of indifference, aversion, and neglect. That is the policy with which the Socialist Government confronts us, and against that policy we will strive to marshal the unconquerable might of Britain.
Speaking on inter-Allied debts in the House of Commons December 10, ; reported in Parliamentary Debates Commons5th series, vol. Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent. Shapiro, Yale University Press, p. Threatening the Labour Party and trade union movement with a return of the Government-published newspaper he edited during that May's General Strike.
A sheep in sheep's clothing. This is often taken as referring to Clement Attleebut Scottish historian D. I have this on the excellent authority of Sir Winston himself. The phrase was totally inapplicable to Mr. It was applicable, and applied, to J.
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Ramsay MacDonald, a very different kind of Labour leader. During a debate with Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden. To improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often. I have lost my heart! The greatest fear that ever tormented every Democratic or Socialist leader was that of being outbid or surpassed by some other leader more extreme than himself.
It has been said that a continual movement to the Left, a kind of fatal landslide toward the abyss, has been the character of all revolutions. Italy has shown that there is a way to combat subversive forces. She has provided the necessary antidote to the Russian poison. Hereafter no great nation will be unprovided with an ultimate means of protection against the cancerous growth of Bolshevism. Press statement from Rome 20 Januaryas quoted in Introduction: An infected Russia, a plague-bearing Russia; a Russia of armed hordes not only smiting with bayonet and with cannon, but accompanied and preceded by swarms of typhus-bearing vermin which slew the bodies of men, and political doctrines which destroyed the health and even the souls of nations.
The Aftermath, by Winston Churchill publishedp. These were the only alternatives, and though each had ardent advocates, most people were unprepared for either. Here indeed was the Irish spectre — horrid and inexorcisable. The World Crisis, Volume V: Although trade is important, there are other and stronger bonds of Empire, and since the Conference of nothing but common interests and traditions have held the Empire together.
But those are mighty ties, incomprehensible to Europeans, which have drawn millions of men from the far corners of the earth to the battlefields of France, and we must trust to them to continue to draw us together.
The Wilderness Years, — Michigan: Hillsdale Press,p. Minerva,p. Dominion status can certainly not be attained while India is a prey to fierce racial and religious dissensions and when the withdrawal of British protection would mean the immediate resumption of mediaeval wars. It cannot be attained while the political classes in India represent only an insignificant fraction of the three hundred and fifty millions for whose welfare we are responsible.
Minerva,pp. I loved her dearly — but at a distance. Where my reason, imagination or interest were not engaged, I would not or I could not learn.
Thus I got into my bones the essential structure of the ordinary British sentence, which is a noble thing. On studying English rather than Latin at school, Chapter 2 Harrow. No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle. My early life, —Churchill, Winston S. Gladstone read Homer for fun, which I thought served him right.
I then had one of the three or four long intimate conversations with him which are all I can boast. In retrospect these years form not only the least agreeable, but the only barren and unhappy period of my life. I was happy as a child with my toys in my nursery. I have been happier every year since I became a man. But this interlude of school makes a sombre grey patch upon the chart of my journey. It was an unending spell of worries that did not then seem petty, of toil uncheered by fruition; a time of discomfort, restriction and purposeless monotony.
This train of thought must not lead me to exaggerate the character of my school days … Harrow was a very good school … Most of the boys were very happy … I can only record the fact that, no doubt through my own shortcomings, I was an exception. They were far better both at the games and at the lessons. It is not pleasant to feel oneself so completely outclassed and left behind at the very beginning of the race.
Certainly the prolonged education indispensable to the progress of Society is not natural to mankind. It cuts against the grain. A boy would like to follow his father in pursuit of food or prey. He would like to be doing serviceable things so far as his utmost strength allowed. He would like to be earning wages however small to help to keep up the home.
He would like to have some leisure of his own to use or misuse as he pleased. He would ask little more than the right to work or starve. And then perhaps in the evenings a real love of learning would come to those who are worthy — and why try to stuff in those who are not?
I had a feeling once about Mathematics, that I saw it all—Depth beyond depth was revealed to me—the Byss and the Abyss. I saw, as one might see the transit of Venus—or even the Lord Mayor's Show, a quantity passing through infinity and changing its sign from plus to minus. I saw exactly how it happened and why the tergiversation was inevitable: It was like politics.
But it was after dinner and I let it go! Chapter 3 Examinationsp. Although always prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it should be postponed. Chapter 4 Sandhurstp.
You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. Come on now all you young men, all over the world.
You are needed more than ever now to fill the gap of a generation shorn by the war.
You have not an hour to lose. These are the years! Raise the glorious flags again, advance them upon the new enemies, who constantly gather upon the front of the human army, and have only to be assaulted to be overthrown. Never submit to failure.
Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. End of Chapter 4 Sandhurst. The Netflix movie series "The Crown" attributes the following, modified citation to this source: The earth is yours and the fullness thereof. Be kind but be fierce. You're needed now more than ever before. Take up the mantle of change for this is your time.
Scarcely anything material or established which I was brought up to believe was permanent and vital, has lasted. Everything I was sure or taught to be sure was impossible, has happened.
Chapter 5 The Fourth Hussars. I have no doubt that the Romans planned the time-table of their days far better than we do. They rose before the sun at all seasons. Except in wartime we never see the dawn. Sometimes we see sunset.
The message of sunset is sadness; the message of dawn is hope. The rest and the spell of sleep in the middle of the day refresh the human frame far more than a long night.
We throw a strain upon our system which is unfair and improvident. And I think it was my mother who used to tell us jokes about Churchill. Or at least partly true.
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Do you have a favorite Churchill quote? There are so many. He loves reversing word orders… chiastics. Johnson's exuberant paean makes a persuasive case that genius breeds genius. He is also its wittiest-and most erudite. He was always thought to be a bit over the top until events themselves became a bit over the top. And he did it by mixing up Latin and English words very brilliantly…He would swoop from the flowery Latinate words to the very short, punchy Anglo-Saxon words.
With so much written on Churchill, how did you manage to write something new? There have been very few books recently that have tried to bring him to a wider audience, and tried genuinely to explain what made him the man he was. That was what I think the Churchill estate felt they needed as we came up to the 50th anniversary of his death.