The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
Never take anything for granted.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of...
Finality is not the language of politics.
We cannot learn men from books.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a...
Silence is the mother of truth.
The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the...
Nobody is forgotten when it is convenient to remember him.
The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
'A sound Conservative government,' said Taper, musingly. 'I understand: Tory men and Whig measures.'
The secret to success is constancy to purpose.
The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.
That fatal drollery called a representative government.
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant...
Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire...