Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli

English statesman and writer

Lived from: 1804-1881

Category: Politics | Writers (Contemporary)

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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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    '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.
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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 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 person's fate is their own temper.
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    A precedent embalms a principle.
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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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    Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
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    All is race; there is no other truth.
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    Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
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