Famous Quotes from ...

Benjamin Disraeli



    Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

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    Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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    We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

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    It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

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    No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.

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    In politics nothing is contemptible.

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    Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

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    One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

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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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    The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

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    In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.

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    Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.

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    Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.

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    Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.

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    Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

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    Life is too short to be small.

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    Success is the child of audacity.

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    A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better

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    The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

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    An obedient wife commands her husband

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    Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.

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    What Art was to the ancient world, Science is to the modern; the distinctive faculty. In the minds of men, the useful has succeeded to the beautiful.

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    A sound Conservative government . . . Tory men and Whig measures.

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    Cosmopolitan critics, men who are the friends of every country save their own.

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    `Sensible men are all of the same religion.' `And pray, what is that?' inquired the prince. `Sensible men never tell.'

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    There is no education like adversity

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    Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.

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    You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.

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    Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.

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    The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

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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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    The secret to success is constancy to purpose.

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    Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

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