You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
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Benjamin Disraeli Quotes
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.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
Silence is the mother of truth.
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.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
Man is only great when he acts from passion.
The good is the beautiful.
I like to try to do a little work before I do anything in the morning, even if it's a paragraph.
Poetry is a freedom of choice and economy of voice.
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
I think there are opportunities for women in comedies - how zany is up to them.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
I have to be alone very often. I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That's how I refuel.
Necessity never made a good bargain.
If indeed there's life after death, I sure will still be a poet.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.