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.
Benjamin Disraeli
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
Benjamin Disraeli

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Fear makes us feel our humanity.
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Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.
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Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle Old Age a regret.
Benjamin Disraeli
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage.
Benjamin Disraeli
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.
Benjamin Disraeli
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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Success is the child of audacity.
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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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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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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 forego an advantage.
Benjamin Disraeli
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Benjamin Disraeli
Mediocrity can talk but it is for genius to observe.
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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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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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Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
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Little things affect little minds.
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Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
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Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
Benjamin Disraeli
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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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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I must follow the people. Am I not their leade.
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Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
Benjamin Disraeli
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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The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.
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Ignorance never settles a question.
Benjamin Disraeli
When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
Benjamin Disraeli
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
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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.
Benjamin Disraeli
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, For you will never go any higher that you think...
Benjamin Disraeli
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Benjamin Disraeli
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Benjamin Disraeli