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Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)
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The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
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Benjamin Disraeli
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
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Benjamin Disraeli
The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
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Benjamin Disraeli
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
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Benjamin Disraeli
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
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The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.
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The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
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The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.
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What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.
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When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, an opening quotation is a symphony preluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize.
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I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.
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Benjamin Disraeli, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832
At present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by capitalists.
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Benjamin Disraeli, Letter to Mrs. Sarah Brydges Willyams, October 17, 1863
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
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Benjamin Disraeli, Speech in the House of Commons, Mar. 3, 1845
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant.
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Benjamin Disraeli, Speech, Edinburgh (1867)
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
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Benjamin Disraeli, speech, January 24, 1860
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
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Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, 1845

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