Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

Life is too short to be small.

Silence is the mother of truth.

No, I do not think you ought to do so, because it is much better that the House should wonder why you do not speak than why you do. (when he was once asked by a new member whether he advised him to take part often in debate)

The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.

Damn your principles! Stick to your party.

Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would mount, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.

Through perserverence many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.

My idea of a disagreeable person is a person who agrees with me.

At the present the peace of the world has been preserved, not by statements, but by capitalists.

Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.