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Harold Macmillan
(1894-1986) born on
Feb 10
English politician. He was prime minister from January 1957 to October 1963.
         
   
F
At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.

R
I am MacWonder one moment and MacBlunder the next.
A
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.
N
He is forever poised between a cliché and an indiscretion.
K
Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, 17 Feb. 1958, Melbourne, Australia,In "Look," 15 Apr 1958.
R: Daily Telegraph," 15 Nov 1973.
A: Speech, 7 Mar 1961, London.
N: On position of British foreign secretary; in "Newsweek," 30 Apr 1956.
K: In "The New Anatomy of Britain," by Anthony Sampson, ch. 37, 1971.
   


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