Churchill Diplomacy Masterclass

Sir Winston Churchill

Lady Churchill and Sir Winston Churchill were at a function. The hostess noticed that a visiting diplomat, at the function, had secretly pocketed some silverware. It may have been a salt cellar. She was at a loss what to do and quietly asked Lady Churchill for advice. Lady Churchill said she would ask Winston.

This is what Churchill did.

He found a piece of similar silverware and put it in his own pocket. Then, when he got the chance, he went up to the diplomat and quietly showed him the piece of silverware in his pocket and whispered “somebody has seen us taking the silverware so we’ll both have to put them back”.

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The diplomat then quietly put back the salt cellar.

This really showed that Sir Winston Churchill was a master diplomat.

Churchill and COVID19

Source: I think in a book about Lady Churchill.


What would Sir Winston Churchill have said about the Health Workers worldwide if he were alive today? 


Perhaps the following?


“The gratitude of every home in the world goes out to all health workers worldwide, who undaunted by the odds, unweakened by their constant challenge and mortal danger, are fighting to turn the tide of the Covid19 pandemic, by their prowess and devotion and by their compassionate care for all its victims”.

(Based on Churchill’s speech in the House of Commons on 20 August 1940. Churchill was praising the heroic role being played by the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain in August 1940, during the Second World War.



Information about Churchill’s speech obtained on