By noon it was clear that the Socialists would have a majority. At luncheon my wife said to me, ‘It may well be a blessing in disguise.’ I replied, ‘At the moment it seems quite effectively disguised.’

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman and author
The Second World War, Volume 6: Triumph and Tragedy, ch. 40 “The End of My Account” (1954)

On the landslide electoral defeat that turned him out of office (26 Jul 1945).

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