Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
He is a self-made man, very much in love with his creator.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world
Genius, when young, is divine.
O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die;...
In politics nothing is contemptible.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches...
A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a...
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time
Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must...
We cannot learn men from books.
Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It...
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be...
If one age believes too much it is natural that another believes too little.
I saw Hamlet Prince of Denmark played; but now the old plays begin to disgust...