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One woman who managed to corner him, the story runs, said in a treacly gushing voice:Doesnt it thrill you, Mr. Churchill, to know that every time you make a speech the hall is packed to overflowing?It is quite flattering, Mr. Churchill replied, but whenever I feel this way I always remember that if instead of making a political speech I was being hanged, the crowd would be twice as big.Churchill, Winston
Source: WINSTON CHURCHILL, remark on a transatlantic tour.Norman McGowan, My Years with Churchill, p. 138 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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