Winston Churchill Quote

I must point out … that the British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst, and like to be told that they are very likely to get much worse in the future and must prepare themselves for further reverses.


Speech in the House of Commons, June 10, 1941 "Defence of Crete", in The Churchill War Papers : 1941 (1993), Churchill/Gilbert, Norton, p. 785 ISBN 0393019594.

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I must point out … that the British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to...

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I must point out … that the British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to...

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I must point out … that the British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to...

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I must point out … that the British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to...