You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities...
Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions
Where knowledge ends, religion begins
Books are the curse of the human race.
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained...
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only...
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe
The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame, -a quality...
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him,...
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not...
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of...
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens.
There are three types of lies; lies, damn lies, and statistics.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of...
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the...