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Sir Winston and his quotes

I deeply admire this man, his brains, sense of humour and self-mockery, and of course – his stiff neck 🙂

Help yourselves to 10 of his quotes on life and everything else. Just a tasting:

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

  •  “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.”

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

  • Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential”
  • Danger – if you meet it promptly and without flinching – you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!”
  • “It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.”
  • “They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.”
  • “There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.”
  • “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”
  • “A man is about as big as the things that make him angry”
  • “When you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.”
Your collector-of-thoughts,
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