“Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.”

“The power of democracy lies in the fact that it allows a citizen to contribute to the society in which he lives.”

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

“We must never cease to proclaim in fearless tones the great principles of freedom and the rights of man which are the joint inheritance of the English-speaking world and which through Magna Carta, the Bill of Rights, the Habeas Corpus, trial by jury, and the English common law find their most famous expression in the American Declaration of Independence.”

“Many forms of Government have been tried and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”

“For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all Parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history.”

“The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.”

“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.”

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”

“I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.”

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” BIBLE QUOTES ABOUT CREATION AND THE ENVIRONMENTALISM

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

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

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

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

“An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.”

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

“Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”

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

“A Minister who keeps his seat at the expense of his conscience is a scoundrel.”

“Democracy means that if the doorbell rings in the early hours, it is likely to be the milkman.”