Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has...
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Ignorance never settles a question
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of...
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
For life in general, there is but one decree; youth is a blunder, manhood a...
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
There is moderation even in excess.
The disappointment of manhood succeeds the delusion of youth.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
Adventures are to the adventurous.
Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only...
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with...
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with...
War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.