Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

Little things affect little minds.
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There are three kinds of lies lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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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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Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
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Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
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The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
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As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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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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I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many of the prejudices of the few.
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The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
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Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
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Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
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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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Nurture your mind with great thoughts to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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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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The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
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What we anticipate seldom occurs what we least expected generally happens.
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Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.
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The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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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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The hare - Brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
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When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, and opening quotation is a symphony precluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize.
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I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget.
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Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
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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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He is a self - Made man, very much in love with his creator.
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creatures of men.
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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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Mediocrity can talk but it is for genius to observe.
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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
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The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
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No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.
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The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.
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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
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The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
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