Man is only great when he acts from passion.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
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There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.
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.
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.
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
It's not that I'm universally loved. We know I'm not in New Jersey. But what they do say in New Jersey is, 'We like him, and we think he's telling us the truth.' I think we need to have that type of politics on the national level.
Everyone wants an iPhone, but it would be impossible to design an iPhone in China because it's not a product it's an understanding of human nature.
Choice of words can be as revealing as a set of fingerprints.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.