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(one's) finest hour

The moment or time of one's greatest success or achievement. The team's come-from-behind victory in the semi-finals proved to be their finest hour.
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your finest hour

the time of your greatest success.
1940 W. S. Churchill Speech to House of Commons Let us therefore brace ourselves to that duty, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Commonwealth and its Empire lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour’.
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Your finest hour may be just ahead in one of life's little challenges.
The next time you are asked about the single most important or impactful decision you've made in your career, I hope you will be ready to share your finest hour and tell your story
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But, as Churchill also reminded us, we must be prepared if we are to succeed and fulfill our destiny--that "special thing unique to us that would be our finest hour.
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