Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice, once from 1940 to 1945, and again from 1951 to 1955. Besides leading allied forces to victory in World War II, Churchill is considered one of the finest orators and writers of the 20th century. Standing out are his many witticisms, several of which have gone done in history as the greatest quips and zingers of all time. He was king of the comeback and a master of the eloquent insult. As proof we offer our list of Churchill’s sixteen sharpest zingers.
Chatting With Truman
U.S. President Harry S. Truman once defended Churchill’s replacement, Clement Attlee, by saying “He seems a modest sort of fellow.“