It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of...
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant...
Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated...
It is easier to be critical than correct.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Travel teaches toleration.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.
There can be economy only where there is efficiency.
To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and...
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret
Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a...
That fatal drollery called a representative government.
Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
Nothing is new, all is rehash.
Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of...