Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in...
He is a self-made man, very much in love with his creator.
The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must...
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only...
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be...
Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
Without tact you can learn nothing.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of...
Finality is not the language of politics.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
The secret to success is constancy to purpose.
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.
How do people make it through life without a sister?
If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your...
Lord help the mister that comes between me and my sister .