Never Give In Author:Dwight D. Eisenhower Winston Churchill spent 60 years as a member of the British House of Commons. He wrote more than 40 books. He fought in the Boer War, covered the Boxer Rebellion, and guided his nation throught its most terrifying war to ultimate victory. On his 75th birthday, he announced, "I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is ready for the great or... more »deal of meeting me is another matter."
The words of Winston Churchill reveal the man who carried wartorn Britain to its "finest hour." His was the unquenchable voice of freedom through the entire first half of the 20th century-orator, soldier, journalist, patriot, international statesman. He was a great human being. He created history.
A magnificent orator who put hours into every speech, Churchill is considered one of the richest sources of quotation since Shakespeare. Such phrases as "blook, toil, tears, and sweat," such terms as, "the iron curtain," are now familiar expressions. He was a master of quick repartee in every situation, and he commented with equal fervor during his long lifetime on such varied topics as beautiful women, politics, moustaches, education, and the American and British peoples.
Sir Winston's wisdom extended beyond the pressing problems of peace and war. A canny observer of human nature, he once remarked that "what most people call bad judgment is judgment which is different from theirs at a particular moment." Scanning national characteristics, he described Russia as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma."
Never Give In! offers a comprehensive selection of the most challenging words and astute observations of Winston Churchill, a world statesman and an indomitable man.« less