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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1913
AUTHOR:Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874–1965)
QUOTATION:The eagle has ceased to scream, but the parrots will now begin to chatter. The war of the giants is over and the pigmies will now start to squabble.
ATTRIBUTION:WINSTON CHURCHILL, comment on May 7, 1945, after General Ismay, his wartime chief of staff, announced the news of V-E Day.—Kay Halle, Irrepressible Churchill, p. 249 (1966).
SUBJECTS:War
 
 
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