Sir Winston Churchill was a British statesman, orator, and author who as prime minister rallied the British people during World War II and led Britain to an allied victory. Churchill's 'bulldog' spirit seemed to summarise the mood of the British people even during the bad times, such as Dunkirk, and the inspirational victories, such as the Battle of Britain. His was a brilliant mind, full of wit and intelligence; his oratory brilliance and his admirable style led him to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953. Churchill is quoted in the English language perhaps more than anybody, with the exception of Shakespeare; and as he considered them a shortcut to unending pools of knowledge, he was a great fan of quotation collections too. In that spirit, these 100 quotes have been carefully selected from his body of work to introduce you to his mighty spirit and let you draw freely from his literary finds and wits.