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Benjamin Disraeli
December 21, 1804 - April 19, 1881
Nationality: British
Category: Statesman
Subcategory: British Statesman

Justice is truth in action.


Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.


Man is only great when he acts from passion.


Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.


The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation.


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


The fool wonders, the wise man asks.


King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.


There can be economy only where there is efficiency.


An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.


As for our majority... one is enough.


What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.


Without tact you can learn nothing.


Change is inevitable. Change is constant.


Youth is the trustee of prosperity.


I never deny. I never contradict. I sometimes forget.


Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.

    Topics: Education

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.


A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.


Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.


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