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Harold Macmillan Quotes

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

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

'If you don't believe in God, all you have to believe in is decency.'

'It's no use crying over spilt summits.'

'It is the duty of Her Majesty's government neither to flap nor to falter'

'Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set.'

'There might be 1 finger on the button, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch'

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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. - Stephen Hawking
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On this day:
The Bank of England becomes Insolvent - 1797, First 1 Note Issued - 1797, First Grand National - 1839, Heroic HMS Birkenhead Sinks - 1852, Churchill Announces British Atom Bomb - 1952, Shelton Hospital Fire - 1968, Barings Bank Collapses - 1995
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