When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman and author
Comment (16 May 1945)

Churchill used this phrase on multiple occasions over the years. This one, quoted by Field Marshal Alan Brooke, War Diaries (2001), was directed at the post-war complaints of Tito and DeGaulle.
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