Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm. Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action. Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: 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. 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 quotes: England is unrivalled for two things - sport and politics. England is unrivalled for two things - sport and politics.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Great countries are those that produce great people. Great countries are those that produce great people.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief. If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful. Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: What appear to be calamities are often the sources of fortune. What appear to be calamities are often the sources of fortune.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: At present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by capitalists. At present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by capitalists.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Great men should think of opportunity and not of time. That is the excuse of feeble and puzzled spirits. Great men should think of opportunity and not of time. That is the excuse of feeble and puzzled spirits.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Her Majesty is not a subject. Her Majesty is not a subject.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Change is as inexorable as time, yet nothing meets with more resistance. Change is as inexorable as time, yet nothing meets with more resistance.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love. Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Information upon points of practical politics. Information upon points of practical politics.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day. But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Twilight makes us pensive; Aurora is the goddess of activity; despair curses at midnight; hope blesses at noon. Twilight makes us pensive; Aurora is the goddess of activity; despair curses at midnight; hope blesses at noon.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Party is organized opinion. Party is organized opinion.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Religion should be the rule of life, not a casual incident in it. Religion should be the rule of life, not a casual incident in it.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Destiny is our will, and our will is nature. Destiny is our will, and our will is nature.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: No one for a moment can pretend that printing is so great a discovery as writing, or algebra as a language. No one for a moment can pretend that printing is so great a discovery as writing, or algebra as a language.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Of all unfortunate men one of the unhappiest is a middling author endowed with too lively a sensibility for criticism. Of all unfortunate men one of the unhappiest is a middling author endowed with too lively a sensibility for criticism.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth. Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular. Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Success is a product of unremitting attention to purpose. Success is a product of unremitting attention to purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: "As for that," said Waldenshare, "sensible men are all of the same religion." "Pray, what is that?" inquired the Prince. "Sensible men never tell." "As for that," said Waldenshare, "sensible men are all of the same religion." "Pray, what is that?" inquired the Prince. "Sensible men never tell."
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Youth is the trustee of prosperity. Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder. To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: When I want to read a novel, I write one. When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence. How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The tendency of an advanced civilization is in truth monarchy. The tendency of an advanced civilization is in truth monarchy.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The test of political institutions is the condition of the country whose future they regulate. The test of political institutions is the condition of the country whose future they regulate.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The fool wonders, the wise man asks. The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow. Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Almost everything that is great has been done by youth. Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: And then they say one is misanthropical. Hang it! who can help being misanthropical when he finds everybody getting on in life except himself? And then they say one is misanthropical. Hang it! who can help being misanthropical when he finds everybody getting on in life except himself?
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes. The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels. Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The fruit of my tree of knowledge is plucked, and it is this: "Adventures are to the adventurous." The fruit of my tree of knowledge is plucked, and it is this: "Adventures are to the adventurous."
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: England is governed not by logic but by parliament. England is governed not by logic but by parliament.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: A nation will not count the sacrifice it makes, if it supposes it is engaged in a struggle for its fame, its influence and its existence. A nation will not count the sacrifice it makes, if it supposes it is engaged in a struggle for its fame, its influence and its existence.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Extreme views are never just; something always turns up which disturbs the calculations formed upon their data. Extreme views are never just; something always turns up which disturbs the calculations formed upon their data.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The Athanasian Creed is the most splendid ecclesiastical lyric ever poured forth by the genius of man. The Athanasian Creed is the most splendid ecclesiastical lyric ever poured forth by the genius of man.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: All is race; there is no other truth ,and every race must fall which carelessly suffers its blood to become mixed. All is race; there is no other truth ,and every race must fall which carelessly suffers its blood to become mixed.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Fame has eagle wings, and yet she mounts not so high as man's desires. Fame has eagle wings, and yet she mounts not so high as man's desires.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: To a mother, a child is everything; but to a child, a parent is only a link in the chain of her existence. To a mother, a child is everything; but to a child, a parent is only a link in the chain of her existence.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few. What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Life is not dated merely by years. Events are sometimes the best calendars. Life is not dated merely by years. Events are sometimes the best calendars.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The British people, being subject to fogs, require grave statesmen. The British people, being subject to fogs, require grave statesmen.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Doubt is an element of criticism, and the tendency of criticism is necessarily skeptical. Doubt is an element of criticism, and the tendency of criticism is necessarily skeptical.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Despair is the conclusion of fools. Despair is the conclusion of fools.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. 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 quotes: I am myself a gentleman of the press, and have no other escutcheon. I am myself a gentleman of the press, and have no other escutcheon.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning. Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The Egremonts had never said anything that was remembered, or done anything that could be recalled. The Egremonts had never said anything that was remembered, or done anything that could be recalled.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes: The right hon. Gentleman [Sir Robert Peel] caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. The right hon. Gentleman [Sir Robert Peel] caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes.