But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained...
Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we...
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is...
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings...
In politics nothing is contemptible.
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
London is a roost for every bird.
To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to...
Success is the child of audacity.
The art of quotation requires more delicacy in the practice than those conceived who could...
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the...
The necessary connexion of representatives with taxes, seems to have sunk deep into many of...