Quote help - WInston Churchill?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by k-dog, 6 Feb 2008.

  1. k-dog

    k-dog New Member

    I've been trying to find a quote for a couple of weeks now and keep coming up stumped.

    Thought one of you brainy folks might know it.

    Sorry I'm a bit vague but it has something to do with not wanting volunteers but that the people who are best for the job need to be dragged kicking and screaming.

    Any ideas?

  2. gary r

    gary r Veteran

    I have a book on winston Churchill quotes,i will look tonight for you if no one else comes up with the answer
  3. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Veteran

    We make a living by what we do, we make a life by what we give.
  4. LordoftheTeapot

    LordoftheTeapot Veteran

  5. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    On being told that he was drunk:- "I may be drunk madam, but you are ugly and in the morning I shall be sober." :biggrin:
  6. OP

    k-dog New Member

  7. 02GF74

    02GF74 Über Member

    "Oh yes".
  8. Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    What about..."The price of freedom is eternal vigilence".
  9. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    One volunteer is worth ten pressed men?
  10. OP

    k-dog New Member

    ^ no, it was almost the opposite of that.

    The point was that if someone was volunteering for a publick political role they aren't suitable - the right person wouldn't want the limelight.

    Maybe it wasn't Winston then.

    Driving me nuts.
  11. Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Oh yes who can fail to recall ..."Who do you think you are kidding mister Hitler?" Eh, What?:smile:
  12. longers

    longers Veteran

    A colleagues work cup has two quotes from Winston Churchill -
    "History will be kind to me for I intend to write it"

    and the one which is most apt -
    "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm".
  13. Pete

    Pete Guest

    Are you by any chance thinking of Twelfth Night? Act V scene I:
  14. abchandler

    abchandler Senior Member

    Worcs, UK
    You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink?
  15. Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Don't you mean, " you can lead a horse to water, but a pencil MUST be lead"
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