Churchill had how many ideas a day? How many were good?
Q: “Who made the crack that Churchill had a hundred ideas a day but only four of them were good?” —Bruce Saxton, Trenton, N.J.
A: There are several candidates and variations. Taking them as a group, Churchill had from six to 100 ideas daily, of which between one and six were good. In order of the most likely. But it could be one of those all-purpose cracks applied to many people.Roosevelt: fifty to 100 ideas, three or four good.
President Roosevelt is the most likely to have said this, since he’s quoted more than anyone else.…