Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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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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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There are three kinds of lies lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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The hare - Brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
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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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Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
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When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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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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What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.
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Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
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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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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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Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
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It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
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A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better.
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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
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I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
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Mediocrity can talk but it is for genius to observe.
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The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
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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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It is well - Known what a middleman is he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.
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What we anticipate seldom occurs what we least expected generally happens.
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The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
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Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
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Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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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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When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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He is a self - Made man, very much in love with his creator.
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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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The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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