Harold Macmillan Short Quotes

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When asked to identify the greatest challenge for a statesman:
Events, my dear boy, events.

Harold Macmillan
On the position of a Foreign Secretary:
Forever poised between a cliché and an indiscretion.

Harold Macmillan
To Nikita Khrushchev showing his dissatisfaction by banging his shoe on the desk:
Perhaps we could have a translation, I could not quite follow.

Harold Macmillan