Sir Winston Churchill by Donna Marie | Jun 7, 2012 | Uncategorized | 1 comment “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” 1 Comment Donna Marie on June 7, 2012 at 4:30 pm The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and an American mother, was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst. After a brief but eventful career in the army, he became a Conservative Member of Parliament in 1900. He held many high posts in Liberal and Conservative governments during the first three decades of the century. Read More Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.