Quiz: Can You Complete These Winston Churchill Quotes?
Can You Complete These Winston Churchill Quotes?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Are you a history buff? Do you find the WWII era one of the most exciting times in history? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the quotes of Winston Churchill.

The man we know as Winston Churchill, the former Prime Minister of Britain, had quite the name: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. A noted British statesman, Churchill has been credited with leading England to victory during World War II. He was also an officer in the army and a writer, so he was good with words.

Churchill used his words to rally the British and to convince other British political leaders that they would have to fight to survive against the invading Germans. Churchill is famous for saying:

"... we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender." Churchill was also credited as saying, "this was their finest hour."

Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Churchill quotes.

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“It is a good thing for an _____ man to read books of quotations.”
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“There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that __________.”
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“To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To ______ can be the thoughtless act of a single day.”
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“To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to ________.”
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“The price of greatness is ________.”
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“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them ________.”
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“Never hold discussions with the monkey ________.”
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“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. _______.”
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“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another ________.”
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“Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it has been said, ________.”
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“Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path.________.”
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“History will be kind to me for I intend to _____ it.”
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“Attitude is a little thing that makes a ________.”
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the ______ to continue that counts.”
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“If you’re going through hell, _______.”
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“You have enemies? Good. It means you’ve _______.”
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“Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. ________.”
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“Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy then an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then it becomes a tyrant and, in the last stage, just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, ________.”
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“Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace, _______.”
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“You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than _______.”
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“We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings _______.”
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“_________, and that is to try to be right and not to fear to do or say what you believe to be right.”
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“In the course of my life I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it _______.”
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“Every man should ask himself each day whether he is not too readily accepting _______.”
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“It is wonderful what great strides can be made when there is ________.”
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“The first duty of the university is to teach wisdom, not a trade; ________.”
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“In finance, everything that is agreeable is unsound and _________.”
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“All I can say is that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has _______.”
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“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are _______.”
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“All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: __________ .”
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“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. _________.”
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