Churchill & Eisenstaedt – ChatterQuote December 2012

So for this month, I am giving you two different quotes from two different Sagittarians. The first is from a very famous British Politician, best known for his leadership during the Second World War, Sir Winston Churchill – a Sagittarius, born into an aristocratic family as the grandson of the 7th Duke of Marlborough in Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England, on November 30th, 1874, and who died in London on January 24th, 1965 at 90 years old. His funeral was the largest state funeral in world history with representatives from 112 nations in attendance.

Winston Churchill, 1941 © Yousuf Karsh

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Churchill was a noted statesman and orator, two roles perfectly suited for a Sagittarius because Sagittarius is the sign who speaks to God, and then tells the people what to do, and that’s what he did. Many thanks to Julie Grahame for allowing to use this iconic photograph of Winston Churchill from the Yousuf Karsh archive taken in 1941 after his speech to the Canadian Parliament – splendid! Thanks to Julie Grahame for allowing us to use this wonderful image of Sir Winston Churchill from the Yousuf Karsh Archive!

And then I also found a wonderful and succinct quote from photographer and photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt, our second Sagittarius born December 6th, 1898 in Tczew, West Prussia, and who died on August 24th, 1995 aged 96 years old in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. He was fascinated by photography from an early age and was given his first Eastman Kodak Folding Camera when he was 14 years old. One of his most famous photographs was of an American sailor kissing a young woman in Times Square on August 14th, 1945 on “Victory Over Japan Day.”

“VJ Day, The Kiss” New York City 1945 Alfred Eisenstaedt © Time Inc.

It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter!

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