Quotation Explorer - 'Benjamin Disraeli'

The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps. - Benjamin Disraeli
Most people die with their music still locked up inside them. - Benjamin Disraeli
There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics. - Benjamin Disraeli
All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil. - Benjamin Disraeli
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning. - 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. - Benjamin Disraeli
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
In a progressive country change is constant; ...change... is inevitable. - Benjamin Disraeli
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? - Benjamin Disraeli
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge. - Benjamin Disraeli
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. - Benjamin Disraeli
We make our fortunes and call them fate. - Benjamin Disraeli
The canter is a cure for every evil. - Benjamin Disraeli
One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission. - Benjamin Disraeli
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage. - Benjamin Disraeli
When I want to read a novel, I write one. - Benjamin Disraeli
A precedent embalms a principle. - Benjamin Disraeli
At present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by capitalists. - Benjamin Disraeli
We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance. - Benjamin Disraeli
In politics, nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. - Benjamin Disraeli
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. - Benjamin Disraeli
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. - Benjamin Disraeli
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. - Benjamin Disraeli
Silence is the mother of truth. - Benjamin Disraeli
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love. - Benjamin Disraeli
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours. - Benjamin Disraeli
What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens. - Benjamin Disraeli
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me. - Benjamin Disraeli
The secret of success is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. - Benjamin Disraeli
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time. - Benjamin Disraeli
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken. - Benjamin Disraeli
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. - Benjamin Disraeli
Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation. - Benjamin Disraeli
Justice is truth in action. - Benjamin Disraeli
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error. - Benjamin Disraeli
The secret of success is constancy of purpose. - Benjamin Disraeli
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. - Benjamin Disraeli
The secret of success is constancy to purpose. - Benjamin Disraeli
Nurture your mind with great thoughts for you will never go any higher than what you think. - Benjamin Disraeli
The secret to success is constancy of purpose. - Benjamin Disraeli
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. - Benjamin Disraeli
Ignorance never settles a question. - Benjamin Disraeli
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy. - Benjamin Disraeli
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 or the prejudices of the few. - Benjamin Disraeli
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth. - Benjamin Disraeli
As a general rule, nobody has money who ought to have it. - Benjamin Disraeli
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. - Benjamin Disraeli
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. - Benjamin Disraeli
Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life. - Benjamin Disraeli
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant. - Benjamin Disraeli
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it. - Benjamin Disraeli
But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day. - Benjamin Disraeli
The European talks of progress because by the aid of a few scientific discoveries he has established a society which has mistaken comfort for civilisation. - Benjamin Disraeli
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. - Benjamin Disraeli
The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity. - Benjamin Disraeli
Sir, I shall not defeat you - I shall transcend you. - Benjamin Disraeli
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. - Benjamin Disraeli
I feel a very unusual sensation - if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude. - Benjamin Disraeli
Change is inevitable. Change is constant. - Benjamin Disraeli
As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. - Benjamin Disraeli
No government can be long secure without formidable opposition. - Benjamin Disraeli
Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. - Benjamin Disraeli
He was one of those men who think that the world can be saved by writing a pamphlet. - Benjamin Disraeli
There is no index of character as sure as the voice. - Benjamin Disraeli
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes. - Benjamin Disraeli
It is easier to be critical than correct. - Benjamin Disraeli
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. - Benjamin Disraeli
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. - Benjamin Disraeli
Read no history--nothing but biography, for that is life without theory. - Benjamin Disraeli
Justice is truth in action.~ BENJAMIN DISRAELI, speech, Feb. 11, 1851 - 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. - Benjamin Disraeli
The fool wonders, the wise man asks. - Benjamin Disraeli
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter. - Benjamin Disraeli
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