The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the...
Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would...
The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Despair is the conclusion of fools.
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with...
When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are...
Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we...
Never complain and never explain.
We moralize among ruins.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
He is a self-made man, very much in love with his creator.
Life is too short to be little.
For life in general, there is but one decree; youth is a blunder, manhood a...
Genius, when young, is divine.
The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools.