Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Benjamin Disraeli
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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Ignorance never settles a question.
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Man is a being born to believe. And if no church comes forward with its title - Deeds of truth to guide him, he will find altars and idols in his own heart and his own imagination.
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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
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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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I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
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We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
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My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts, For you will never go any higher that you think...
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Success is the child of audacity.
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He is a self - Made man, very much in love with his creator.
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A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better.
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Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
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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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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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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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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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What we anticipate seldom occurs what we least expected generally happens.
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When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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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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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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I feel a very unusual sensation - If it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.
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Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle Old Age a regret.
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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
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Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
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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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Little things affect little minds.
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The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
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Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
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Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
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The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
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