What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
There is no index of character so sure as the voice.
Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe
It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the...
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities...
Books are the curse of the human race.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be...
There is moderation even in excess.
London is a modern Babylon.
Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not...
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit...
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches...
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is...
Little things affect little minds.
The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.