Winston Churchill Quote

Why should I accept the Order of the Garter from His Majesty when the people have just given me the order of the boot?

After his election defeat in 1945, he was offered the Order of the Garter, which he refused with this remark

D. Bardens Churchill in Parliament (1967)

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Why should I accept the Order of the Garter from His Majesty when the people have just given me the order of the boot?

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Why should I accept the Order of the Garter from His Majesty when the people have just given me the order of the boot?

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Why should I accept the Order of the Garter from His Majesty when the people have just given me the order of the boot?

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Why should I accept the Order of the Garter from His Majesty when the people have just given me the order of the boot?