The most noble criticism is that in which the critic is not the antagonist so much as the rival of the author
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
Life is too short to be little.
Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a...
The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.
An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother...
His Christianity was muscular
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right...
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities...
O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die;...
Man is truly great when he can act from his passions
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with...
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit...
When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire...
There is moderation even in excess.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy
It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into...
The end of the institution, maintenance, and administration of government is to secure the existence...