Benjamin Disraeli Quotes & Wallpapers

Benjamin Disraeli
Total Quotes: 686


Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

As a rule, he or she who has the most information will have the greatest success in life. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

A parsimony of words prodigal of sense. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

We are now in want of an art to teach how books are to be read rather than to read them. Such an art is practicable. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The enterprise of America precedes that of Europe, as the industry of England precedes that of the rest of Europe. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Man is more powerful than matter. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Variety is the mother of Enjoyment. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

'A sound Conservative government,' said Taper, musingly. 'I understand: Tory men and Whig measures.' Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

It was not reason that besieged Troy; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world; that inspired the crusades; that instituted the monastic orders; it was not reason that produced the Jesuits; above all, it was not reason that created the French Revolution. Man is only great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

We can know nothing of humankind without knowing something of ourselves. Self-knowledge is the property of those people whose passions have their full play, but who ponder over their results. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The fruit of my tree of knowledge is plucked, and it is this: "Adventures are to the adventurous." Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Destiny bears us to our lot, and destiny is perhaps our own will. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

I suppose, to use our national motto, something will turn up. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Luck is what a capricious man believes in. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Departure should be sudden. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

It shows you exactly how a star is formed; nothing else can be so pretty! A cluster of vapor, the cream of the milky way, a sort of celestial cheese, churned into light. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

News is that which comes from the North, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point on the compass, then it is a class; publication and not news. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

As a general rule, nobody has money who ought to have it. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

I see before me the statue of a celebrated minister, who said that confidence was a plant of slow growth. But I believe, however gradual may be the growth of confidence, that of credit requires still more time to arrive at maturity. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

A member of Parliament to Disraeli: 'Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.' That depends, Sir,' said Disraeli, 'whether I embrace your policies or your mistress. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The gondola of London [a hansom]. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Assassination has never changed the history of the world. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

What we anticipate seldom occurs: but what we least expect generally happens. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Without tact you can learn nothing. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

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. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

We moralize among ruins. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Duty cannot exist without faith. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Never apologize for showing feeling. My friend, remember that when you do so you apologize for truth. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Wherever is found what is called a paternal government was found a State education. It had been discovered that the best way to insure implicit obedience was to commence tyranny in the nursery. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

If you wish to be great, you must give men new ideas, you must teach them new words, you must modify their manners, you must change their laws, you must root out prejudices, subvert convictions. Greatness no longer depends on rentals: the world is too rich; nor on pedigrees: the world is too knowing. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Speech in the House of Commons (11 April 1845). Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

I entirely differ with the Government as to the value of precedents. In this case, as in others, precedents are not mere dusty phrases, which do not substantially affect the question before us. A precedent embalms a principle. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

That is an apology, not an explanation; and apologies only account for that which they do not alter. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Here's to the man who rode the race, who took the time, who kept the time, and who did the trick. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

More pernicious nonsense was never devised by man than treaties of commerce. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

We are taught words, not ideas. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The unfortunate are always egotistical. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Quit the world, and the world forgets you. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Christianity teaches us to love our neighbor as ourself; modern society acknowledges no neighbor. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

To a mother, a child is everything; but to a child, a parent is only a link in the chain of her existence. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

A man's fate is his own temper; and according to that will be his opinion as to the particular manner in which the course of events is regulated. A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The age does not believe in great men, because it does not possess any. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Happiness is only to be found in a recurrence to the principles of human nature; and these will prompt very simple measures. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

As men advance in life, all passions resolve themselves into money. Love, ambition, even poetry, end in this. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

You must not contrast too strongly the hours of courtship with the years of possession. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

For nearly five years the present Ministers have harassed every trade, worried every profession, and assailed or menaced every class, institution, and species of property in the country. Occasionally they have varied this state of civil warfare by perpetrating some job which outraged public opinion, or by stumbling into mistakes which have been always discreditable, and sometimes ruinous. All this they call a policy, and seem quite proud of it; but the country has, I think, made up its mind to close this career of plundering and blundering. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

My idea of an acceptable person is someone that is ready to accept my ideas. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Modern science has vindicated the natural equality of man. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

There is no gambling like politics. Nothing in which the power of circumstance is more evident. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Propriety of manners, and consideration for others, are the two main characteristics of a gentleman. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Youth is the trustee of prosperity. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

An amateur may not be an artist, though an artist should be an amateur. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

England is unrivalled for two things - sport and politics. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

There is anguish in the recollection that we have not adequately appreciated the affection of those whom we have loved and lost. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

It is well-known what a middleman is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

I have lived long enough to know that the evening glow of love has its own riches and splendour. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

What we call public opinion is generally public sentiment. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

You have proved it is a very moral habit. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The affections are the children of ignorance; when the horizon of our experience expands, and models multiply, love and admiration imperceptibly vanish. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Most people die with their music still locked up inside them. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

Life is too short to be little. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:

The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age. Benjamin Disraeli
Download Wallpaper:



Page 1 of 10 | NEXT PAGE >
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  


RELATED TOPICS

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes, Disraeli Quotes, Benjamin Button Quotes, Benjamin Franklin Quotes, Benjamin Rush Quotes, Breaking Benjamin Quotes, Unjust Benjamin Quotes, Benjamin Franklin Enlightenment Quotes, Benjamin Franklin Quote Wine, Benjamin Franklin Quotes Liberty, Benjamin Franklin Quote Failing to Prepare,