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Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Our restaurant was named for Sir Winston Churchill, who was not only a fearless leader, but was also a connoisseur of good food and drink.

Sir Winston Churchill’s words defined the political landscape of an era, and forever changed the course of human history.

The eloquence and passion of his wartime speeches galvanized the British nation in its heroic stand against the Nazi aggression that had brought the continent to its knees and rallied people from all corners of the Earth to join in the fight for freedom.

During his long public career, Churchill served six monarchs, fought in battles on four continents, and served 62 years in Parliament as well as two terms as Prime Minister.

To merely list Churchill's tremendous achievements, however, would not fully illuminate the breadth of his experiences and interests. As well as a soldier, statesman, and orator, he was a talented painter, a successful sportsman, and a unionized stonemason. He was also a great wit.

"In my behalf," he once said. "You cannot deal with the most serious things in the world unless you can understand the most amusing."

Other famous Churchill quotes and quips...

  • When I was younger, I made it a rule never to take a strong drink before lunch. It is now my rule never to do so before breakfast.

    Sir Winston Churchill

    Winston, if you were my husband, I'd put arsenic in your morning coffee.

    Lady Nancy Astor

    Madam, if you were my wife, I'd drink it.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • Don’t argue about the difficulties. The difficulties will argue for themselves.

    Sir Winston Churchill

    Winston, you are drunk!

    Bessie Braddock

    And madam, you are ugly. And tomorrow, I’ll be sober. And you will still be ugly.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never--in nothing, great or small, large or petty--never give in except to conviction of honor and good sense.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • Eating words has never given me indigestion.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • It's a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • All I can say is that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • The price of greatness is responsibility.

    Sir Winston Churchill
  • Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

    Sir Winston Churchill