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Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)
British politician [more author details]
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A precedent embalms a principle.
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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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As a general rule, nobody has money who ought to have it.
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Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
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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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Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
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He was one of those men who think that the world can be saved by writing a pamphlet.
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I repeat...that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
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Ignorance never settles a question.
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In a progressive country change is constant; ...change... is inevitable.
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Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.
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It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
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Justice is truth in action.
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My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
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Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
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No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
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