We cannot learn men from books.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of...
He is a self-made man, very much in love with his creator.
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who...
An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother...
Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated...
As for our majority... one is enough.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the...
If you're not very clever you should be conciliatory.
A majority is always better than the best repartee.
Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with...
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
That fatal drollery called a representative government.
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has...
Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not...
A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves.