You already know Churchill was a legendary British leader and a towering historical figure.
But maybe you didn't know he was the master of the BURN.
1. On Conservative politician and Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin:
2. On British Labour politician Sir Stafford Cripps:
3. On Deputy Prime Minister Herbert Morrison:
4. Spoken to President Harry S. Truman on Prime Minister Clement Attlee:
5. On Labour Party Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald:
While this quote is often taken as referring to Clement Attlee, Scottish historian D.W. Brogan is cited in Safire's Political Dictionary confirming that this was applied to J. Ramsay MacDonald.