Winston Churchill: Those who never change their mind never change anything.
Winston Churchill: You can not reason with a Tiger when your head is in its mouth.
King George VI: Well even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Winston Churchill: My father was like God. Busy elsewhere.
Winston Churchill: Nations which go down fighting rise again, and those that surrender tamely are finished.
Winston Churchill: I'm getting the job only because the ship is sinking. It's not a gift, it's revenge.
Clemmie: You are strong because you are imperfect. You are wise because you have doubts.
Winston Churchill: He's a sheep in sheep's clothing.
Winston Churchill: There is no doubt that if we falter at all in the leading of the nation we should all be hurled out of office.
King George VI: One never knows what's going to come out of your mouth next. Something that'll flatter, something that'll wound.
Winston Churchill: My emotions are unbridled. A wildness. In the blood. I share with my father. And my mother also. We lack the gift of temperance.
Viscount Halifax: He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.
Viscount Halifax: The deadly danger here is this romantic fantasy of fighting to the end. What is "the end" if not the destruction of all things? There's nothing heroic in going down fighting if it can be avoided. Nothing even remotely patriotic in death or glory if the odds are firmly on the former. Nothing inglorious in trying to shorten a war we are losing.
King George VI: How do you manage drinking during the day?
Winston Churchill: Practice.
Winston Churchill: Will you stop interrupting me while I am interrupting you.
Answer: It was probably Perspex, an acrylic plastic commonly available at the time, used for, amongst other things, fighter plane cockpit canopies and windscreens.