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Harold MacMillan's Profile

Brief about Harold MacMillan: By info that we know Harold MacMillan was born at 1970-01-01. And also Harold MacMillan is English Politician.

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We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.

Tags: Divine, Fall, Kings

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.

Tags: Nobody, Trust, Trusts

Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.

Tags: Bear, Hug, Once

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.

Tags: Fool, Old, Young

Tradition does not mean that the living are dead, it means that the dead are living.

Tags: Dead, Living, Mean

To be alive at all involves some risk.

Tags: Alive, Involves, Risk

When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away.

Tags: Actor, Away, Best

I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.

Tags: Experience, Ignorance, Politics

In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.

Tags: Experience, Nobody, Trusts

Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.

Tags: Beautiful, Building, Growth

Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.

Tags: Dead, Power, Sea

There might be 1 finger on the trigger, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch.

Tags: Catch, Might, Safety

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.

Tags: Ideas, Original, Sound

(A Foreign Secretary) is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.

Tags: Between, Foreign, Forever

At home, you always have to be a politician; when you're abroad, you almost feel yourself a statesman.

Tags: Almost, Home, Yourself

Britain's most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur.

Tags: Between, Role, Useful

He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion.

Tags: Between, Cliche, Forever

I read a great number of press reports and find comfort in the fact that they are nearly always conflicting.

Tags: Fact, Great, Read

I was a sort of son to Ike, and it was the other way round with Kennedy.

Tags: Round, Son

I was determined that no British government should be brought down by the action of two tarts.

Tags: Action, Determined, Government