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Harold MacMillan Quotes

Harold MacMillan Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Harold MacMillan
Type:
Politician
Nationality:
English
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    A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    As usual the Liberals offer a mixture of sound and original ideas. Unfortunately none of the sound ideas is original and none of the original ideas is sound. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    At home, you always have to be a politician; when you're abroad, you almost feel yourself a statesman. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    Britain's most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    I read a great number of press reports and find comfort in the fact that they are nearly always conflicting. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    I was a sort of son to Ike, and it was the other way round with Kennedy. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    I was determined that no British government should be brought down by the action of two tarts. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    If people want a sense of purpose they should get it from their archbishop. They should certainly not get it from their politicians. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    If you don't believe in God, all you have to believe in is decency. Decency is very good. Better decent than indecent. But I don't think it's enough. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    It's no use crying over spilt summits. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    No man should ever lose sleep over public affairs. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    The wind of change is blowing through the continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    There might be 1 finger on the trigger, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch. Harold_MacMillanHarold MacMillan
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    When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away. Harold_MacMillan/21.php">Harold MacMillan