The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill
- 160 Pages
- March 21, 2017
- ISBN: 9781510715820
- Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
- Trim Size: 4.5in x 7in x 0in
Whether you have admired Churchill for your entire life or learned of him through recent movies like The Darkest Hour and Dunkirk, you will be charmed, amused, and astonished by the depth of his though and wisdom of his writing, and his humor.
“For myself I am an optimist. It does not seem to be much use being anything else.”
“A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, it indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward…Let us have no fear of the future.”
“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries”
Winston Churchill led Britain though the darkest hours of World War II and on to victory, but you may not know the range of his speech and writings. Here you will admire Churchill’s devious brand of smarts and learn from his political and humanist outlook on life. Discover what he had to say about:
- Domestic politics, war and peace,
- People and power, struggles and strife
- Education, philosophy
- And much more!
Handsomely designed and cleverly curated, this entertaining collection compiles the wisest and wittiest Churchill quotations that speak of the politician’s enduring legacy in contemporary pop culture. Full of savvy and wisdoms, The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill is sure to delight devoted fans of history and casual readers alike.
Men will forgive a man anything except bad prose.”
Although always prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it should be postponed.”