Churchill the Lion Who Roared Essay

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Churchill: Leader and Statesman

Wilson Churchill was a leader that was not afraid to stand in the front, with all the answers in hand and had a trail of willing followers.

“He was the lion who roared when the British Empire needed him the most.”

Elected into the parliament at merely the age of 25, he began his political career as a statesman in the House of Commons. He later was promoted to serve as First Lord of the Admiralty, Minister of Munitions, Chancellor of Exchequer and finally became the Prime Minister of England. Having to hold many position during his long career, this has provided him a vast knowledge to prepare him as the Prime Minister.

Churchill was known for his caring personality and this was shown the way he engages
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Following the above sample, this also showed Churchill’s extreme loyal and supportive of his colleagues and superiors. He is a good team player. He set an infectious example to his team. ‘Although he is known to push his subordinates to work as hard as him, they still loved him.’ (D.Nutter’s lecture). Churchill was a man of his people; his inspiring speeches encouraged the British people to be courageous and hopeful in a time of despair. His famous quote was “Never, never, never give up”. Churchill was a visionary who brought about major changes.

Together with his determination, Churchill was really passionate about his role. He took it seriously and carefully juggled the balance between power and greed. His clever use of words portrayed his passion and perhaps the best example of Churchill’s passion is found in some of the words that he used to inspire people and battle defeatism: “I am convinced that every man of you would rise up and tear me down from my place if I were for one moment to contemplate parley or surrender. If this long island story of ours is to last, let it end only when each one of us lies choking in his own blood on the ground.” Churchill’s passion fueled his desire to maximize the efficiency of Britain’s wartime government and bureaucracy.

Churchill ability to weigh carefully of potential consequences is highly admirable as

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