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Clouds Across the Sun by Ellen Brazer
“Some people like the Jews, and some do not. But no thoughtful man can deny the fact that they are, beyond any question, the most formidable and most remarkable race which has appeared in the world.
— Winston S. Churchill”
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“Socialism needs to pull down wealth; liberalism seeks to raise up poverty. Socialism would destroy private interests, Liberalism would preserve [them] ... by reconciling them with public right. Socialism would kill enterprise; Liberalism would rescue enterprise from the trammels of privilege and preference. Socialism assails the preeminence of the individual; Liberalism seeks ... to build up a minimum standard for the mass. Socialism exalts the rule; Liberalism exalts the man. Socialism attacks capitalism; Liberalism attacks monopoly.”
Winston S. Churchill
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Winston S. Churchill
“Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time."

(Speech in the House of Commons, 11 November 1947)”
Winston S. Churchill, Churchill Speaks: Collected Speeches in Peace and War, 1897-1963

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“To be stupid, and selfish, and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness - though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.”
Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot

Winston S. Churchill
“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”
Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill
“Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.”
Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill
“A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.”
Winston S. Churchill

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