Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

Knowledge must be gained by ourselves. Mankind may supply us with the facts but the results, even if they agree with previous ones, must be the work of our mind.
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The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
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Little things affect little minds.
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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
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When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, an opening quotation is a symphony preluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize.
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What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.
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As a rule, he or she who has the most information will have the greatest success in life.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts.
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There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts for you will never go any higher than what you think.
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Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
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Never complain and never explain.
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The hare - Brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
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We live in an age when to be young and indifferent can no longer be synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
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Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery.
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Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage.
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Success is the child of audacity.
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I must follow the people. Am I not their leade.
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Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of men.
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When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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We make our fortunes and call them fate.
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Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
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A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self - Knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.
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Every great decision creates ripples - - Like a huge boulder dropped in a lake. The ripples merge, rebound off the banks in unforseeable ways. The heavier the decision, the larger the waves, the more uncertain the consequences.
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No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.
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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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Fear makes us feel our humanity.
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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
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The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
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It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
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