Archive for the ‘Winston Churchill’ Category

An iron curtain has descended across the Continent

Friday, March 5th, 2010

We understand the Russian need to be secure on her western frontiers by the removal of all possibility of German aggression. We welcome Russia to her rightful place among the leading nations of the world. We welcome her flag upon the seas. Above all, we welcome constant, frequent and growing contacts between the Russian people […]

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This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
monopoly

“This is the beginning of the end,” everyone was saying, but Churchill, the British Prime Minister, who had probably heard the same thing in England, said: “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Do you see the difference? There is certainly reason for optimism.

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We are entering a period of consequences

Monday, March 23rd, 2009
Roosevelt and Churchill

Owing to past neglect, in the face of the plainest warnings, we have now entered upon a period of danger greater than has befallen Britain since the U-boat campaign was crushed; perhaps, indeed, it is a more grievous period than that, because at that time at least we…

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