Best Quotes by Harold MacMillan (Top 10)

  1. A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
  2. No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
  3. The wind of change is blowing through the continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact.
  4. 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.
  5. Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set.
  6. 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.
  7. We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.
  8. I was determined that no British government should be brought down by the action of two tarts.
  9. A Foreign Secretaryand this applies also to a prospective Foreign Secretaryis always faced with this cruel dilemma. Nothing he can say can do very much good, and almost anything he may say may do a great deal of harm. Anything he says that is not obvious is dangerous; whatever is not trite is risky. He is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.
  10. History is apt to judge harshly those who sacrifice tomorrow for today.

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