World War Two British prime minister Winston Churchill was renowned for his capacity for drinking alcohol. He began each day with a weak scotch whisky and water, and would drink throughout the day. Yet he would work until two or three am in his study at Chartwell, dictating up to ten thousand words to stenographers, and lived until 90. What was his famous remark about his relationship with alcohol?

Answer: “I’ve taken more out of alcohol, than alcohol has taken out of me”.

Source: The Last Lion – Winston Spencer Churchill by William Manchester

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