It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
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The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians
Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action
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That fatal drollery called a representative government.
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
Travel teaches toleration.