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To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.

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Source Notes: Source: WINSTON CHURCHILL, remarks at a White House luncheon, June 26, 1954. His exact words are not known, because the meetings and the luncheon that day were closed to reporters, but above is the commonly cited version.His words are quoted as It is better to jaw-jaw than to war-war, in the sub-heading on p. 1 of The New York Times, June 27, 1954, and as To jaw-jaw always is better than to war-war on p. 3.The Washington Post in its June 27 issue, p. 1, has better to talk jaw to jaw than have war, and The Star, Washington, D.C., p. 1, a slight variation, It is better to talk jaw to jaw than to have war.

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG OM CH TD FRS PC PC (Can) (30 November 1874 - 24 January 1965) was an English statesman and author, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Well-known as an orator, strategist, and politician, Churchill was one of the most important leaders in modern British and world history. He won the 1953 Nobel Prize in Literature for his many books on English and world history. Sir Winston Churchill was voted the greatest-ever Briton in the 2002 BBC poll the 100 Greatest Britons.

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