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Harold Macmillan

Datum narození: 10. únor 1894
Datum úmrtí: 29. prosinec 1986

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Harold Macmillan byl britský politik, člen Konzervativní strany a premiér.

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Citáty Harold Macmillan

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„The wind of change is blowing through this continent“

—  Harold Macmillan
Context: The most striking of all the impressions I have formed since I left London a month ago is of the strength of this African national consciousness. In different places it may take different forms but it is happening everywhere. The wind of change is blowing through this continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact. We must all accept it as a fact. "Mr Macmillan's appeal to South Africans", The Times, 4 February 1960, p. 15. Speech to the South African Parliament, 3 February 1960.

„Forever poised between a cliché and an indiscretion.“

—  Harold Macmillan
Newsweek, 30 April 1956. Macmillan's description of the role of the Foreign Secretary, a job he held in 1955.

„Indeed, let us be frank about it. Most of our people have never had it so good.“

—  Harold Macmillan
"More production 'the only answer' to inflation", The Times, 22 July 1957, p. 4. Speech at Bedford, 20 July 1957.

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„Nonsense, there are no clubs around Victoria.“

—  Harold Macmillan
Strange Days: Cold War Britain Reacting to the charge that state secrets were being sold in clubs around Victoria.

„Introducing SuperMac.“

—  Harold Macmillan
Cartoon by Victor Weisz ("Vicky"), Evening Standard, 6 November 1958.

„Events, dear boy, events.“

—  Harold Macmillan
Response to a journalist when asked what is most likely to blow governments off course. The quote is also given as "Events, my dear boy, events", with the word "my", but it may never have been uttered at all.

„I'd like that translated, if I may.“

—  Harold Macmillan
"Mr Macmillan seeks end to world fear", The Times, 30 September 1960, p. 12. Macmillan's reaction at the United Nations General Assembly when Nikita Khrushchev started shouting and banging his shoe on the desk in protest at something in Macmillan's speech.

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„It's a good thing to be laughed at. It's better than to be ignored.“

—  Harold Macmillan
In a handwritten note to the Postmaster General, who wanted to take action against "That Was The Week That Was", a satirical program. Taken from letters-of-note.com http://www.lettersofnote.com/2011/06/it-is-good-thing-to-be-laughed-at.html

„So there you are – you can see what it is like. The camera's hot, probing eye, these monstrous machines and their attendants – a kind of twentieth century torture chamber, that's what it is. But I must try to forget about that, and imagine that you are sitting here in the room with me.“

—  Harold Macmillan
"Call for 'A little extra effort'", The Times, 25 January 1962, p. 6. Opening to Conservative Party political broadcast, 24 January 1962. Macmillan decided to open by showing the television outside broadcast crew who had set up their equipment.

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