The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
We moralize among ruins.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be...
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with...
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities...
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular
There is moderation even in excess.
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant...
The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame, -a quality...
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.
The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians
Despair is the conclusion of fools.
William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect.
Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools.