Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending – sit down.

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I am easily satisfied with the very best.

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

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An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile – hoping it will eat him last.

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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

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Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.

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I have never accepted what many people have kindly said, namely that I have inspired the nation. It was the nation and the race dwelling all around the globe that had the lion heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.

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A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

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Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

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Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.

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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

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When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.

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

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Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.

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It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.

We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.

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It is no use saying ‘we are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

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The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

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Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.

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The future depends on what you do today.

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