We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with...
Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.
No enemy is so terrible as a man of genius.
Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books...
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right...
For life in general, there is but one decree; youth is a blunder, manhood a...
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his...
The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes
A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business...
I say that justice is truth in action.
Great countries are those that produce great people.
Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would...
There is moderation even in excess.
London is a roost for every bird.
Never take anything for granted.