Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit...
O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die;...
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings...
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has...
Duty cannot exist without faith.
It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the...
Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with...
Ignorance never settles a question
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;...
Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime
Ignorance never settle a question.
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in...
The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The greatest part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on...
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.