The lamps are going out
"The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time", British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey may have remarked to a friend on the eve of Britain's entry into ...
We shall fight on the beaches
We Shall Fight on the Beaches is a common title given to a speech delivered by Winston Churchill to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom on 4 June 1940. This was the second of...
Peace for our time
The phrase "Peace for Our Time" was spoken on 30 September 1938 by British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain in his speech concerning the Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Declaration. The phrase...
It's The Sun Wot Won It
"It's The Sun Wot Won It" is a "notorious" headline that appeared on the front-page of The Sun on Saturday 11 April 1992. It has since become a political catch phrase in the United Kingdom, and is reg...
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Back to Basics (campaign)
Back to Basics was a political campaign announced by British Prime Minister John Major at the Conservative Party conference of 1993 in Blackpool. Intended as a nostalgic appeal to traditional values,...
The longest suicide note in history
"The longest suicide note in history" is an epithet originally used by United Kingdom Labour Party MP Gerald Kaufman to describe his party's 1983 election manifesto, which was more left-wing than usua...
The longest suicide note in history - Wikipedia
Blood, toil, tears, and sweat
The phrase blood, toil, tears and sweat became famous in a speech given by Winston Churchill to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom on 13 May 1940.
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This was their finest hour
This was their finest hour is the title commonly used for a speech delivered by Winston Churchill to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom on 18 June 1940. It was given just ove...
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Never was so much owed by so many to so few
Never was so much owed by so many to so few was a wartime speech made by the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on 20 August 1940 . The name stems from the specific line in the speech, Never in...
Never was so much owed by so many to so few - Wikipedia