It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
My objection to Liberalism is this -- that it is the introduction into the practical...
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages, may be preserved through...
I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;...
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Life is too short to be little.
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
Justice is truth in action
There is no education like adversity
There is no gambling like politics.
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
The United States is just now the oldest country in the world, there always is...
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to...
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.