A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame, -a quality...
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens.
The greatest of all evils is a weak government.
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be...
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
I say that justice is truth in action.
O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die;...
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of...
Never complain and never explain.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
Fear makes us feel our humanity.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his...
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right...
We cannot learn men from books.
Only when the war propaganda of the victors is entered into the history books of...
The constant habit of perusing devout books is so indispensable, that it has been termed...