Here are my favourite leadership quotes from Winston Churchill, I love his spirit of tenacity, perseverance and determination to succeed.
It is our will to win that has the biggest impact on our ability to be successful.
Great ideas often fail through inaction, procrastination or because people quit, sometimes when victory is within the grasp.
At first we need to have the courage to follow our dreams, then we need to courage to continue until they are achieved.
Here are 25 quotes from Winston Churchill to inspire you to achieve your dreams.
“If you’re going through hell, keep going”
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts”
“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”
“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty”
“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results”
“Never, never, never give up”
“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential”
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give”
“If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack”
“It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary”
“One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!”
“Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it”
“Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others”
“No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye”
“True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information”
“I never worry about action, but only inaction”
“Battles are won by slaughter and manoeuvre. The greater the general, the more he contributes in manoeuvre, the less he demands in slaughter”
“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning”
“The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult”
“Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer”
“Difficulties mastered are opportunities won”
“The price of greatness is responsibility”
“I like a man who grins when he fights”
“The first quality that is needed is audacity”
“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it”