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Quotation by Winston Churchill
He is one of those orators of whom it was well said, "Before they get up, they do not know what they are going to say; when they are speaking, they do not know what they are saying; and when they have sat down, they do not know what they have said."
Winston Churchill (1874–1965), British statesman, writer. speech, Dec. 20, 1912, to the House of Commons, said of naval commander Lord Charles Beresford.
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