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    benjamin disraeli Quotes

    Expediency is a law of nature. The camel is a wonderful animal, but the desert made the camel.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: animals  nature  law 
     
    There is no greater sin than to be trop prononce.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: sin 
     
    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.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: past  thoughts  dark 
     
    Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: opinion 
     
    The press is not only free, it is powerful. That power is ours. It is the proudest that man can enjoy.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: men  power  powerful 
     
    The sweet simplicity of the three percents.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: simplicity 
     
    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…
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: praise 
     
    My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: people  ideas 
     
    London is a modern Babylon.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: bad 
     
    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?
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: fire  discovery 
     
    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.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: confidence 
     
    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!
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    The feathered arrow of satire has oft been wet with the heart's blood of its victims.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: heart  satire  blood 
     
    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.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: perseverance 
     
    Twilight makes us pensive; Aurora is the goddess of activity; despair curses at midnight; hope blesses at noon.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: despair  hope 
     
    Certainly Manchester is the most wonderful city of modem times.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: time 
     
    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.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: men  people  ambition  virtue 
     
    We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: existence 
     
    I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: men  women  thoughts 
     
    Every man should marry- and no woman.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: men  women 
     
    No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: men 
     
    An obedient wife commands her husband.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
    — Benjamin Disraeli
    tags: romance  fiction 
     
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