Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.
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Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
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We make our fortunes and call them fate.
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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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Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
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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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There are three kinds of lies lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
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It is easier to be critical than correct.
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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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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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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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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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When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts.
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The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
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The secret of success is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
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Success is the child of audacity.
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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 hare - Brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
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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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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
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When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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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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Ignorance never settles a question.
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Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle Old Age a regret.
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Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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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 who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better.
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We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
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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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Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
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Little things affect little minds.
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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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As a rule, he or she who has the most information will have the greatest success in life.
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Fear makes us feel our humanity.
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