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It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

Churchill Winston


I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

Churchill Winston


Veni, vidi, vici. [I came, I saw, I conquered].

Churchill Winston


Set the cart before the horse.

Churchill Winston


Grig (the navigator): ... so you see, it's just the two of us against the entire space armada. Alex (the gunner): What?!? Grig: I've always wanted to fight a desperate battle against overwhelming odds. Alex: It'll be a slaughter! Grig: That'

Churchill Winston


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Churchill Winston


Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.

Churchill Winston


He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Churchill Winston


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Churchill Winston


It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse-races.

Churchill Winston


October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.

Churchill Winston


The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.

Churchill Winston


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Churchill Winston


I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any Church that I know of. My own mind is my own Church.

Churchill Winston


question = ( to ) ? be : ! be;

Churchill Winston


The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Churchill Winston


All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas.

Churchill Winston


Just because you like my stuff doesn't mean I owe you anything.

Churchill Winston


The polite thing to do has always been to address people as they wish to be addressed, to treat them in a way they think dignified. But it is equally important to accept and tolerate different standards of courtesy, not expecting everyone else to ad

Churchill Winston





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Princeton's taste is sweet like a strawberry tart. Harvard's is a subtle taste, like whiskey, coffee, or tobacco. It may even be a bad habit, for all I know.
Finley J.H.

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