Posted by ESC on February 03, 2004
In Reply to: Origins of sayings posted by Gregg Davis on February 03, 2004
: I see the phrase the "wind of change" is attributed to Harold MacMillan 1960, but I recall it, or similar, being used by both Winston Churchill and Basil Rathbone (Rathbone in the guise of Sherlock Holmes)many years earlier (Holmes in 1 of the propaganda "modernised" films circa 1942)Anyone have the full version of this speech/quote please?
I will look in a political dictionary this evening. In the meantime, I must quote a poster from despair.com:
"When the winds of change blow hard enough, the most trivial of things can turn into deadly projectiles."