benjamin disraeli Quotes

Expediency is a law of nature. The camel is a wonderful animal, but the desert made the camel.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
There is no greater sin than to be trop prononce.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
I am myself a gentleman of the press, and have no other escutcheon.
— Benjamin Disraeli
You must not contrast too strongly the hours of courtship with the years of possession.
— Benjamin Disraeli
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
I am bound to furnish my antagonists with arguments, but not with comprehension.
— Benjamin Disraeli
I grew intoxicated with my own eloquence.
— Benjamin Disraeli
A sophisticated rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity.
— Benjamin Disraeli
The Egremonts had never said anything that was remembered, or done anything that could be recalled.
— Benjamin Disraeli
The noble lord is the Rupert of debate.
— Benjamin Disraeli
There are so many plans, so many schemes, and so many reasons why there should be neither plans nor schemes.
— Benjamin Disraeli
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
— Benjamin Disraeli
Departure should be sudden.
— Benjamin Disraeli
A dark horse, which had never been thought of, rushed past the grandstand in sweeping triumph.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
The press is not only free, it is powerful. That power is ours. It is the proudest that man can enjoy.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
The sweet simplicity of the three percents.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Through persistence numerous individuals win accomplishment out of what appeared bound to be sure disappointment.
— Benjamin Disraeli
The praise of a fool is incense to the wisest of us…
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— Benjamin Disraeli
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
London is a modern Babylon.
— Benjamin Disraeli
I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
I am the blank page between the Old and the New Testament.
— Benjamin Disraeli
What are the most brilliant of our chymical discoveries compared with the invention of fire and the metals?
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools.
— Benjamin Disraeli
That soul- subduing sentiment, harshly called flirtation, which is the spell of a country house.
— Benjamin Disraeli
I have a great confidence in the revelations which holidays bring forth.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
It is remarkable that when great discoveries are effected, their simplicity always seems to detract from their originality: on these occasions we are reminded of the egg of Columbus!
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— Benjamin Disraeli
The feathered arrow of satire has oft been wet with the heart's blood of its victims.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
We have legalized confiscation, consecrated sacrilege, and condoned high treason.
— Benjamin Disraeli
Perseverance and tact are the two most important qualities for the individual who wants to move ahead.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Twilight makes us pensive; Aurora is the goddess of activity; despair curses at midnight; hope blesses at noon.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Certainly Manchester is the most wonderful city of modem times.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
Every man should marry- and no woman.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
An obedient wife commands her husband.
— Benjamin Disraeli
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
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— Benjamin Disraeli
benjamin disraeli
Birth    : December 21, 1804
Death  : April 19, 1881
Occupation  : Former Leader of the House of Commons

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