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The Hour of Deliverance
By WINSTON S. CHURCHILL In his memoirs of the First World War published as The World Crisis, Winston Churchill vividly[...]
Churchilliana
By BRIAN KRAPF This extremely rare poster is wartime economy size and was produced in 1942–43. It follows a standard[...]
Churchill and Shakespeare
Last month the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. officially opened “Churchill’s Shakespeare,” a new exhibition exploring the influence of[...]
Churchill Triumphs in Williamsburg
The 35th International Churchill Conference took place November 9–11 in historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. More than 260 people gathered from[...]
2018 London Awards Dinner
The United Kingdom branch of the International Churchill Society held its annual awards dinner on November 1 and recognized two[...]
Kennedy Keynotes Conference
Recently retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Anthony M. Kennedy received a standing ovation following his keynote[...]
Churchill in the Lone Star State
“Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library,” so claimed Winston Churchill. A new exhibition, Winston Churchill: A Legacy of[...]
The Queen’s Royal Hussars Today
Finest Hour 181, Summer 2018 Page 34 By Capt. B. F. J. Spink B. F. J. Spink is a captain[...]
THE FULTON REPORT – “You Know How This Hits Me.” Mary Churchill’s MBE and FDR’s Death
Finest Hour 181, Summer 2018 Page 36 By Tim Riley Timothy Riley is Sandra L. and Monroe E. Trout Director[...]
Preparing for an Invasion of Britain… In Writing
Finest Hour 181, Summer 2018 Page 38 By Ronald I. Cohen Ronald I. Cohen MBE is author of A Bibliography[...]
Books, Arts, & Curiosities – Exercice Agréable or Tantalizing Taste
Finest Hour 181, Summer 2018 Page 44 Review by James W. Muller Antoine Capet, Churchill: Le Dictionnaire, Perrin, 2018, 862[...]
Churchilliana
By BRIAN KRAPF This Parianware bust stands four inches tall and depicts Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty.[...]
Churchill’s Shakespeare
On Monday, 15 October, the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. officially opened “Churchill's Shakespeare,” a new exhibition exploring the[...]
NCLC Bust
A bit of London has come to Washington. The National Churchill Library and Center is now the temporary home of a[...]
#Armistice100
By MEGAN SPILKER For the past four years, the centenary of the Great War, I have been managing social media[...]
Last Call for Williamsburg
The 2018 International Churchill Conference is less than one month away, but there is still time to register. The conference[...]

Winston S Churchill

19 May 1927

'I have always been very much struck by the advantage enjoyed by people who lived at an earlier period of the world than one’s own. They had the first opportunity of saying the right thing. Over and over again it has happened to me to think of something which I thought was worth saying, only to find that it had been already exploited, and very often spoiled, before I had an opportunity of saying it.'