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Fearing the weakness of democracy, men have always sought safety in technocrats. But ... [we] have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down before the divine right of experts.

 
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Earl of Stockton
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Harold Macmillan, 1894-1986, British Prime Minister (Conservative), Speech, Strasbourg, 1950

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  • Born: February 10, 1894
  • Died: December 29, 1986
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Politician

Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC, FRS was a British statesman and Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. Dubbed "Supermac", he was known for his pragmatism, wit and unflappability.

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