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
His Christianity was muscular
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is...
Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot...
Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.
That fatal drollery called a representative government.
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit...
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right...
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his...
In politics nothing is contemptible.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is...
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be...
The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
I never deny. I never contradict. I sometimes forget.
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well.
Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it...