Quotes World War II

World War II was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945 and involved the majority of the world’s nations, including all of the great powers. These quotes explore various aspects of the war, including its causes, consequences, and lessons learned:

  1. “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.” – Winston Churchill
  2. “In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.” – Winston Churchill
  3. “I believe that it is peace for our time.” – Neville Chamberlain
  4. “Let us not speak of darker days; let us rather speak of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days – the greatest days our country has ever lived.” – Winston Churchill
  5. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke
  6. “We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.” – Winston Churchill
  7. “The world must know what happened, and never forget.” – Elie Wiesel
  8. “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  9. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  10. “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.” – Winston Churchill