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

— Benjamin Disraeli

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Never complain and never explain.

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

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

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Benjamin Disraeli quote One secret of success in life is for a m

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

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

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Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct;

they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.

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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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Benjamin Disraeli quote Never apologize for showing feeling. Whe

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

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Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

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

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There is no education like adversity.

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Finality is not the language of politics.

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

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About Benjamin Disraeli

Quotes 560 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Prime Minister
Birthday December 21, 1804

A dark horse, which had never been thought of, rushed past the grandstand in sweeping triumph.

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The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.

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Conservatism... offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.

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Yes, I am a Jew and when the ancestors of the right honorable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.

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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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Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day;

teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime; give a man religion and he will die praying for a fish.

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Ignorance never settles a question.

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The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.

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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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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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Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.

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Great countries are those that produce great people.

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Terror has its inspiration, as well as competition.

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Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

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Where knowledge ends, religion begins.

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Nurture your mind with great thoughts

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

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

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A female friend, amiable, clever, and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented.

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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

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

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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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Mr Speaker, I withdraw my statement that half the cabinet are asses - half the cabinet are not asses.

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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.

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Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.

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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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If you don't believe in magic, then you can't believe in reality.

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Success is the child of audacity.

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

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

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Never take anything for granted.

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

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

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Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

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The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.

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I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.

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