10 Winston Churchill Quotes That Get You to the Corner Office

Kick your way to upper management with these quotes from the fierce British leader, who was born on November 30, 1874 but whose words remain timeless.

View as Slideshow

 

There is no time for ease and comfort.

There is no time for ease and comfort. Laura Formisano
It is the time to dare and endure. —Winston Churchill

You will never reach your destination

You will never reach your destination Laura Formisano
if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. —Winston Churchill

Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell

Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell Laura Formisano
in such a way that they look forward to the trip. —Winston Churchill

Content continues below ad

A kite flies against the wind,

A kite flies against the wind, Laura Formisano
not with it. —Winston Churchill

It’s no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’

It’s no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ Laura Formisano
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. —Winston Churchill

Success is stumbling from failure to failure

Success is stumbling from failure to failure Laura Formisano
with no loss of enthusiasm. —Winston Churchill

Content continues below ad

If you’re going through hell,

If you’re going through hell, Laura Formisano
keep going. —Winston Churchill

If you have an important point to make,

If you have an important point to make, Laura Formisano
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. —Winston Churchill

Sometimes doing your best is not good enough.

Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Laura Formisano
Sometimes you must do what is required. —Winston Churchill

Content continues below ad

Be a peg,

Be a peg, Laura Formisano
hammered into the frozen ground, immovable. —Winston Churchill

Become more interesting every week!

Get our Read Up newsletter

how we use your e-mail
We will use your email address to send you the newsletter each week, and we may also send you occasional special offers from Reader's Digest. For more information please read our privacy policy.

Funny Jokes

Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

Funny Jokes

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

Funny Jokes

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram

@kristencarney

Funny Jokes

A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

Funny Jokes

Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.

@sixthformpoet

Funny Jokes

Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.

From clientsfromhell.net

Funny Jokes

My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”

@NicCageMatch

Funny Jokes

“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 
—Alcohol

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

Funny Jokes

My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

Funny Jokes

Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.

Fields marked with an * are required
Foods That Harm Foods That HealWant a Free eBook?
FOODS THAT HARM, FOODS THAT HEAL offers important information about the role diet plays in the struggle against heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses. Answer the question below to receive your FREE digital eBook.

Someone in my household experiences the following conditions:

Send me a link to download FOODS THAT HARM, FOODS THAT HEAL:
By clicking below, I agree to the Trusted Media Brands Privacy Policy