Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli (Statesman/British).

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Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.
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What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.
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Duty cannot exist without faith.
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There is moderation even in excess.
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Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
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As for our majority... one is enough.
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The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
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We cannot learn men from books.
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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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The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.
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You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.
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Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man.
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You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
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My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
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Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
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He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.
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The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
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Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
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Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
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Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
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Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
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London is a modern Babylon.
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The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
• Benjamin Disraeli

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