Thursday December 15th 2011

Thought for the Day

“For myself I am an optimist
it does not seem to be much use
being anything else.”

~ Winston Churchill
(1874-1965)



*Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

Winston ChurchillBorn 30 November 1874 Blenheim, Oxfordshire, England
Died 24 January 1965 (aged 90) Hyde Park, London, England

A British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. He is widely regarded as one of the great wartime leaders. He served as prime minister from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, writer and artist. To date, he is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the first person to be recognized as an honorary citizen of the United States.

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