Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
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Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.
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.
Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.
My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
Ultimately, to have a career in movies, to a certain extent, certainly in England, you can't sustain a career in just English movies.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.