Play is the beginning of knowledge.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings...
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.
The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
The greatest of all evils is a weak government.
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches...
But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is...
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be...
Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with...
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of...
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.