Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business...
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Never complain and never explain.
Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions
William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect.
He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not...
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
No enemy is so terrible as a man of genius.
Adventures are to the adventurous
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and...
There is no gambling like politics.
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it...
The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame, -a quality...
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures...
Fame is but the breath of the people, and that often unwholesome
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than...