Winston Churchill Quotes 110
Speech given after the British defeat of the German Afrika Korps at the Second Battle of El Alamein in Egypt (1942-11-10).
We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender, and even if, which I do not for a moment believe, this Island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in God's good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the Old.
Speech in the House of Commons (4 June 1940).
Letter to G.D. Birla (1935).
The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Radio broadcast on the German invasion of Russia (June 1941).
When asked what qualities a politician required.
Recounting a 1946 exchange with Harry S. Truman.
Harvard University (1943-09-06).
British politician; Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953.