We cannot learn men from books.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we...
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit...
The palace is not safe when the cottage is not happy.
Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not...
Adventures are to the adventurous
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of...
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time
His Christianity was muscular
Never take anything for granted.
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother...
Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot...
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision;...
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of...
The triumph of hope over experience