The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
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.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
If anybody ran a business like that they would be out of business quickly, and Barack Obama's leadership is driving this business, the United States of America, toward a fiscal cliff.
Another parent's different approach raises the possibility that you've made a mistake with your child. We simply can't tolerate that because we fear that any mistake, no matter how minor, could have devastating consequences. So we proclaim the superiority of our own choices. We've lost sight of the fact that people have preferences.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - never.
What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.