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  • Winston Churchill: The Enduring Power of Political Courage

    12/11/2015 6:44:46 AM PST · by poconopundit · 2 replies
    Wikiquote ^ | 12/11/2015 | Winston Churchill
    Here are some of the finest examples of words that have stirred the valor of a nation. But the force of such words is magnified 100-fold if they reflect the courage and character of the man or woman who speaks them. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, 'it is the quality which guarantees all others.' You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. Too often the strong, silent man is...