"In case you've forgotten, he's the UK PM with Hitchcock's physique and Castro's capacity for oral tobacco intake."
Mud: [Hearing a recording of Churchill reading his autobiography] What is that?
Dennis: Winston Churchill. The Jimi Hendrix of the spoken word.
For over five years this man [Churchill] has been chasing around Europe like a madman in search of something he could set on fire. Unfortunately he again and again finds hirelings who open the gates of their country to this international incendiary.
"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite."
Bessie Braddock MP: Winston, you're drunk.
Winston Churchill MP: Bessie, you're ugly. But tomorrow I will be sober.
Nancy Langhorne, the Viscountess Astor: If you were my husband, I'd poison your tea.
Winston Churchill MP: Madam, if you were my wife, I'd drink it!
"If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack."