“…I moved in for the kill, but then one wrong brushstroke and it got away once again.”

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Mrs. Churchill:

“Are you winning?”

Mr. Churchill:

“No. There was one brief tantalizing moment, when I thought I had it.

I moved in for the kill, but then one wrong brushstroke and it got away once again.”

Mr. and Mrs. Winston Churchill, regarding the elusiveness of succeeding at painting. Movie quote from The Crown, Episode 9, The Assassins


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The Crown is a biographical drama television series, created and written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix. The show is a biographical story about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.


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2 thoughts on ““…I moved in for the kill, but then one wrong brushstroke and it got away once again.”

  1. … painting a picture is like fighting a battle; and trying to paint a picture is, I suppose, like trying to fight a battle. It is, if anything, more exciting than fighting it successfully. But the principle is the same.

    Winston Churchill

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