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Quotations by author » Benjamin Disraeli
British Prime Minister and Novelist. 1804-1881
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'A sound Conservative government,' said Taper, musingly. 'I understand: Tory men and Whig measures.'
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A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy
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A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
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A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
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A dark horse, which had never been thought of . . . rushed past the grand stand to sweeping triumph.
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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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A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.
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A majority is always better than the best repartee.
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A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
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A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better
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A person's fate is their own temper.
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A precedent embalms a principle.
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A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself.
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A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity.
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A sound Conservative government . . . Tory men and Whig measures.
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A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action
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Adventures are to the adventurous
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All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil
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Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
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