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
We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets.
Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of...
Christianity is completed Judaism, or it is nothing
Nobody is forgotten when it is convenient to remember him.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and...
Justice is truth in action.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe
Great countries are those that produce great people.
Without tact you can learn nothing.
What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens.
Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books...
A precedent embalms a principle.
There are three types of lies; lies, damn lies, and statistics.
Boys who lie to me are at the top of my 'Things That Suck' list.
By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as...
Statistics are no substitute for judgment
It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time...