Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli on thoughts
142

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

Benjamin Disraeli on happiness
132

The most successful people in life are generally those who have the best information.

Benjamin Disraeli on successful
105

Never complain and never explain.

Benjamin Disraeli on complain
54

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

Benjamin Disraeli on learning
37

Without tact you can learn nothing. Tact teaches you when to be silent. Inquirers who are always questioning never learn anything.

Benjamin Disraeli on tact
29
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One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.

Benjamin Disraeli on travel
25

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli on education
21

A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.

Benjamin Disraeli on greatness
19

The secret of success is consistency of purpose.

Benjamin Disraeli on success
14

Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions.

Benjamin Disraeli on greatness
13

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

Benjamin Disraeli on truth
13
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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.

About Benjamin Disraeli

Name Benjamin Disraeli
Quotes 214 quotes
Nationality British
Profession Prime Minister
Birthday December 21, 1804
About One of the great British politicians of the nineteenth century, Disraeli served twice as Tory Prime Minister (1868 and 1874 - 1880) and was also a prominent figure in opposition. He is most famous today for the bitter hatred between himself and his political rival William Gladstone. He enjoyed the favour of Queen Victoria, who shared his dislike of Gladstone.
Top topics life, politics, people, world, success

Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

Benjamin Disraeli on change
13

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

Benjamin Disraeli on truth
12

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

Benjamin Disraeli on chance
12

Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.

Benjamin Disraeli on character
12

Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.

Benjamin Disraeli on education
12

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli on planning
11

Travel teaches tolerance.

Benjamin Disraeli on tolerance
10

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.

Benjamin Disraeli on planning
9

It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.

Benjamin Disraeli on criticism
9

What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.

Benjamin Disraeli on expectation
9

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

Benjamin Disraeli on friends
9

Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.

Benjamin Disraeli on tact
9

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

Benjamin Disraeli on inspirational
9

Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.

Benjamin Disraeli on despair
8

To be conscience that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.

Benjamin Disraeli on ignorance
8

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

Benjamin Disraeli on facts
8

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

Benjamin Disraeli on bravery
7

There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.

Benjamin Disraeli on understanding
7

When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.

Benjamin Disraeli on law
6

Cosmopolitan critics, men who are the friends of every country save their own.

Benjamin Disraeli on liberalism
6

Frank and explicit -- that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.

Benjamin Disraeli on conceal
6

No affection and a great brain, these are the people to command the world.

Benjamin Disraeli on leadership
5

Despair is the conclusion of fools.

Benjamin Disraeli on doubt
5

Everything comes if a man will only wait.

Benjamin Disraeli on expectation
5

Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.

Benjamin Disraeli on genius
5

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.

Benjamin Disraeli on love
5

When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.

Benjamin Disraeli on silence
5

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Benjamin Disraeli on success
5

If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory.

Benjamin Disraeli on compromise
5

The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.

Benjamin Disraeli on speeches
5

Little things affect little minds.

Benjamin Disraeli on mediocrity
5

Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.

Benjamin Disraeli on opinion
4

Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.

Benjamin Disraeli on teach
4

Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose.

Benjamin Disraeli on willpower
4

Critics are those who have failed in literature and art.

Benjamin Disraeli on criticism
4

A person's fate is their own temper.

Benjamin Disraeli on personality
4

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

Benjamin Disraeli on age
4

Nature, like man, sometimes weeps from gladness.

Benjamin Disraeli on nature
4