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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2054
AUTHOR: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874–1965)
QUOTATION: Thus, by every device from the stick to the carrot, the emaciated Austrian donkey is made to pull the Nazi barrow up an ever-steepening hill.
ATTRIBUTION: WINSTON CHURCHILL, “The Rape of Austria,” letter, July 6, 1938.—Churchill, Step by Step, 1936–1939, p. 262 (1939).

This volume is a compilation of the fortnightly letters he wrote from 1936–1939, mainly on foreign policy and defense.
SUBJECTS: World War II (1939–1945)