Could you verify the correct wording for the Winston Churchill statement below? I have seen several different versions of this statement: “I never worry about action, but only inaction.” —S.D.
From Churchill by Himself, page 190 (note the quotemarks around “worry”):
I never “worry” about action, but only about inaction.
Reference: 1940s. Passim. Martin Gilbert, The Churchill War Papers, Volume II: Never Surrender, May 1940-December 1940. London: Heinemann, New York: Norton, 1994, page xvi, where Sir Martin writes in his Preface:
Inefficiency, incompetence and negative attitudes roused his ire: I have indicated some examples of this in the Churchill index entry, under “rebukes by.”…