Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
Assassination has never changed the history of the world
A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely...
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of...
The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Travel teaches toleration.
He is a self-made man, very much in love with his creator.
The art of quotation requires more delicacy in the practice than those conceived who could...
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are...
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is...
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
Never complain and never explain.
Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches...
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right...
You may my glories and my state depose, But not my griefs; still am I...
Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...