Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
Finality is not the language of politics.
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
In politics nothing is contemptible.
I feel a very unusual sensation - if it's not indigestion, I think it must...
Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right...
The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation.
O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die;...
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches,...
Travel teaches toleration.
There is no index of character so sure as the voice.
'A sound Conservative government,' said Taper, musingly. 'I understand: Tory men and Whig measures.'
Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books...
There is moderation even in excess.
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles. But...