Thursday, November 5, 2015

Winston Churchill At His Word--

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."

More than 500 quotes here from the Great One. He was quite prolific -- and very aware of the power words could produce. 

Here are other Winston quotes that resonate:

"Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts."

"If you are going through hell, keep going."

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

and one of my very favorites:

"Writing is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public." 

I look at that one, every time I start working on a new book. 

1 comment:

Barbara said...

I found this to be an especially enjoyable post today. The quotes, the foodie and moneysaving advice -- all good. Thank you for your work on the election board this week.

Also thanks again for the selection of music you played on the piano during last Sunday's communion service at church. The hymns with their rich words and harmonies bless and speak to me.

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