Inspirational Quotes from Benjamin Disraeli

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

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Never complain and never explain.

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Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.

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A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.

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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.

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Justice is truth in action.

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The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven.

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Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.

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London is a roost for every bird.

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London is a roost for every bird.

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Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

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Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.

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Power has only one duty – to secure the social welfare of the People.

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A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

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Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.

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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.

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There is no education like adversity.

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Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.

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The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.

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Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.

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Despair is the conclusion of fools.

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Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.

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Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel.

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Little things affect little minds.

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The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

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There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.

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Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.

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Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.

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There is no gambling like politics.

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Adventures are to the adventurous.

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Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.

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I repeat… that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist.

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Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.

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The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.

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The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.

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Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.

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Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other’s habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.

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To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.

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Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.

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Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

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The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.

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Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.

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Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.

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As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

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We moralize among ruins.

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Never take anything for granted.

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A precedent embalms a principle.

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Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must decay.

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What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.

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The fool wonders, the wise man asks.

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