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Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. ~ Winston Churchill

Quotes using the idea of Never

  • Never generally means "at no point in time." The term comes from the words 'no' and 'ever', meaning that something is not ever going to happen.

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  • Had we never lov'd sae kindly,
    Had we never lov'd sae blindly,
    Never met - or never parted,
    We had ne'er been broken-hearted.
  • Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
  • Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
  • Captain: Though related to a peer,
    I can hand, reef, and steer,
    And ship a selvagee;
    I am never known to quail
    At the fury of a gale,
    And I'm never, never sick at sea!
    Chorus: What, never?
    Captain: No, never!
    Chorus: What, never?
    Captain: Hardly ever!
  • To get mixed up with a man who says never
    May be big trouble, but then
    I just could be the woman to take you
    And make you never say never again.
  • It's never too late for peace, Black.
  • And on my soul, I swear that until my dream...of a world where dignity, honor and justice are the reality we all share...I'll never stop fighting. Ever.
  • "Might makes right" has never been a productive philosophy.
  • You're right about me. I would never put civilians in harm's way. I won't kill. But you would.
  • They saw the ugliness of violence as a solution and it frightened them. It frightened me too when I decided to cross that line and do what you do. It's so easy. Anger, vengeance. Luckily, I'm not you. And I never will be.
  • Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,
    Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat;
    But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth,
    When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth!
  • I have met people who have claimed to be satanists, who claimed to be involved with black magic...I warn all of you: never, never, never. You will not only lose your mind, you'll lose your soul.
    • Christopher Lee, University College Dublin interview, 2011, [2]
  • Clara: You told me the name you chose was a promise. What was the promise?
The Tenth Doctor: Never cruel or cowardly.
War Doctor: Never give up, never give in.
  • No, no, no life!
    Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life,
    And thou no breath at all? Thou'lt come no more,
    Never, never, never, never, never!
  • And silence their mourning
    With vows of returning
    But never intending to visit them more.
    No never, no never, intending to visit them more.
  • Thou shalt hear the 'Never, never', whispered by the phantom years.
  • Her uncle drove a taxi which he had purchased on the 'never never' system. You pay $80 down and more than you can afford for the rest of your life.
  • I'll love you till the bluebells forget to bloom;
    I'll love you till the clover has lost its perfume.
    I'll love you till the poets run out of rhyme,
    Until the twelfth of never and that's a long, long time.
  • The Moment of Death; or, The Never, Never Land

Books and Film[edit]

  • Peter Pan (originally titled Peter Pan and Wendy). Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Never land as leader of the Lost Boys.

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