Winston Churchill: 10 quotes for Lovers & Entrepreneurs.

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 25, 2011
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Above: the indispensable, wonderful gift, a book that always should be a book and not merely an e-book:

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill


1. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

2. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

3. “If you are going through hell, keep going.”

4. “Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.”

5. “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.”

6. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

7. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

8. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

9. “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.”



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


8 Responses to “Winston Churchill: 10 quotes for Lovers & Entrepreneurs.”

  1. Ben_Ralston says:

    Love the quotes!
    Winston was my Father's hero – he had all his books and a little statue of him that sat forever on his desktop.
    What a man.

  2. Nickpyj says:

    An incredible inspiration and light – stunning to think that he led the country through such dark times and had bipolar.

  3. warriorsaint says:

    ……he also favored good Scotch and a great cigar.

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