What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his...
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is...
In politics nothing is contemptible.
The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat...
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular
But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is...
I have been ever of opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded.
Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot...
We cannot learn men from books.
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings...
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
The devil is the author of confusion
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
How very seldom do you encounter in the world a man of great abilities, acquirements,...
If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how, then, with deadlier...
A book whose sale's forbidden all men rush to see, and prohibition turns one reader...