Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
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Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Never complain and never explain.
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
I've always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best.
Death is a billion-dollar business. They can't even pass a law where it takes seven days to get a gun. Why don't you have to go through the same kind of screening you do to get a driver's license? It's totally insane.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
As a mom, I know it is my responsibility, and no one else's, to raise my kids. But we have to ask ourselves, what does it mean when so many parents are finding their best efforts undermined by an avalanche of advertisements aimed at our kids.
The idea that the rest of the world was somehow being held hostage by the Arab-Israeli conflict once had a minimal basis in reality. In the first 20 years of Israel's existence, every Arab country was in an active state of war with the Jewish state.
You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can't practice to attain wisdom.
You always want to quit while you are ahead. You don't want to be like a fighter who stays too long in the ring until you're not performing at your best.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.