Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot learn men from books.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;...
What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest...
Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches...
Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to...
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it...
I never deny. I never contradict. I sometimes forget.
The palace is not safe when the cottage is not happy.
Travel teaches toleration.
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard
Life is too short to be small.
From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she...
Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.
One of the greatest titles we can have is old friend. We never appreciate how...