Play the game for more than you can afford to lose… only then will you learn the game.
More quotes by Winston Churchill
Danger – if you meet it promptly and without flinching – you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.
More quotes about Wisdom
If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t walk run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but by all means keep moving.
I have protracted my work till most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise.
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
A monarch, when good, is entitled to the consideration which we accord to a pirate who keeps Sunday School between crimes; when bad, he is entitled to none at all.
You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
The self divides into ten billion distinct illuminating spirits. Distinguish these without falling into names and classifications.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
The only guide to man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations; but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.