Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965): British politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War (WWII). Widely regarded as one of the great wartime leaders. . Words from luminaries and thought leaders – both past and present – never fail to inspire and ignite our thinking. Reminding us that our journey of personal betterment to attain enlightenment is far from over. Because in the end, knowledge imparted, is wisdom gained.