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BENJAMIN DISRAELI, 1ST EARL OF BEACONSFIELD
English statesman and author (son of Isaac D'Israeli)
(1804 - 1881)
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There is no gambling like politics.
      - [Politics]

There is no greater sin than to be trop prononce.
      - [Exaggeration]

There is nothing in which the power of circumstances is more evident than in politics.
      - [Politics]

There is scarcely any popular tenet more erroneous than that which holds that when time is slow, life is dull.
      - [Error]

Those authors who appear sometimes to forget they are writers, and remember they are men, will be our favorites.
      - [Authorship]

Those who cannot themselves observe can at least acquire the observation of others.
      - [Observation]

Time is precious; but truth is more precious than time.
      - [Time]

To a mother, a child is everything; but to a child, a parent is only a link in the chain of her existence.
      - [Childhood]

To be famous when you are young is the fortune of the gods.
      - [Youth]

To govern men, you must either excel them in their accomplishments, or despise them.
      - [Government]

To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection; it is plunder, and I disclaim it; but ask you to protect the rights and interests of labor generally; in the first place by allowing no free imports from countries which meet you with countervailing duties; and, in the second place, with respect to agricultural produce, to compensate the soil for the burdens from which other classes are free by an equivalent duty. This is my view of what is called protection.
      - [Political Economy]

Travel teaches toleration.
      - [Travel]

Trust not overmuch to the blessed Magdalen; learn to protect yourself.
      - [Self-reliance]

Turtle makes all men equal.
      - [Appetite]

Twilight makes us pensive; Aurora is the goddess of activity; despair curses at midnight; hope blesses at noon.
      - [Twilight]

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
      - [Education]

Variety is the mother of enjoyment.
      - [Variety]

We are now in want of an art to teach how books are to be read rather than to read them. Such an art is practicable.
      - [Reading]

We are taught words, not ideas.
      - [Education]

We make our own fortunes and we call them fate.
      - [Fate : Fortune]

What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.
      - [Crime]

What is the question now placed before society with the glib assurance which to me is most astonishing? That question is this: Is man an ape or an angel? I, my lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence those new fangled theories.
      - in a speech at the Oxford Diocesan Conference
        [Angels]

What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally happens.
      - [Anticipation]

What we call the heart is a nervous sensation, like shyness, which gradually disappears in society. It is fervent in the nursery, strong in the domestic circle, tumultuous at school.
      - [Heart]

What wonderful things are events! The least are of greater importance than the most sublime and comprehensive speculations.
      - [Events]


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