Jennie Jerome Churchill


Jennie Jerome Churchill Quotes

  • ''Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.''
    Jennie Jerome Churchill (1854-1921), Anglo-American mother of Winston Churchill. "Friendship," Small Talk on Big Subjects (1916).
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  • ''You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady.''
    Jennie Jerome Churchill (1854-1921), Anglo-American mother of Sir Winston Churchill. New York World (October 13, 1908).
  • ''You seem to have no real purpose in life and won't realize at the age of twenty-two that for a man life means work, and hard work if you mean to succeed.''
    Jennie Jerome Churchill (1854-1921), Anglo-American mother of Winston Churchill. letter, Feb. 26, 1897, to Winston Churchill. Published in Ralph G. Martin, Jennie, vol. 2 (1971).
  • ''There is no such thing as a moral dress.... It's people who are moral or immoral.''
    Jennie Jerome Churchill (1854-1921), Anglo-American mother of Winston Churchill. quoted in Daily Chronicle (London, Feb. 16, 1921).

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