The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
There is no index of character so sure as the voice.
We moralize among ruins.
The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat...
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
There is no education like adversity.
Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with...
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books...
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business...
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the...
An obedient wife commands her husband
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not...
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a...
The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
Despair is the conclusion of fools.