56 Powerful quotes from Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli, born 1804, was the 1st Earl of Beaconsfield. He was a British politician from the Conservative Party who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

He played a key role in creating and defining the polices and political philosophy of the Conservative Party.

Below are his best quotes about love, politics, success, statistics and much more. Enjoy.

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The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.
Benjamin Disraeli
There is no education like adversity.
Benjamin Disraeli
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Benjamin Disraeli
Money is power, and rare are the heads that can withstand the possession of great power.
Benjamin Disraeli
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime; give a man religion and he will die praying for a fish.
Benjamin Disraeli
Mr Speaker, I withdraw my statement that half the cabinet are asses - half the cabinet are not asses.
Benjamin Disraeli
Yes, I am a Jew and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.
Benjamin Disraeli
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
Benjamin Disraeli
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
If you don't believe in magic, then you can't believe in reality.
Benjamin Disraeli
A member of Parliament to Disraeli: 'Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.' That depends, Sir,' said Disraeli, 'whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.
Benjamin Disraeli
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
Benjamin Disraeli
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
Benjamin Disraeli
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.
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I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
Benjamin Disraeli
Ignorance never settles a question.
Benjamin Disraeli
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
Benjamin Disraeli
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
Benjamin Disraeli
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
Benjamin Disraeli
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it.
Benjamin Disraeli
A female friend, amiable, clever, and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented.
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Never apologise for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologise for the truth.
Benjamin Disraeli
The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
Benjamin Disraeli
Never complain and never explain.
Benjamin Disraeli
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfilment.
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He who gains time gains everything.
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Success is the child of audacity.
Benjamin Disraeli
To achieve what you want, you have to be stronger than those around you.
Benjamin Disraeli
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
Benjamin Disraeli
A precedent embalms a principle.
Benjamin Disraeli
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
Benjamin Disraeli
There are some silent people who are more interesting than the best talkers.
Benjamin Disraeli
The palace is not safe when the cottage is not happy.
Benjamin Disraeli
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
Benjamin Disraeli
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
Benjamin Disraeli
I do not like giving advice: it is incurring an unnecessary responsibility.
Benjamin Disraeli
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Benjamin Disraeli
We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.
Benjamin Disraeli
As a rule, man is a fool. When it's hot, he wants it cool; When its cool, he wants it hot. Always wanting, what is not.
Benjamin Disraeli
Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.
Benjamin Disraeli
Despair is the conclusion of fools.
Benjamin Disraeli
Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.
Benjamin Disraeli
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Benjamin Disraeli
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
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Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.
Benjamin Disraeli
All my successes have been built on my failures.
Benjamin Disraeli
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Benjamin Disraeli
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
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One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission.
Benjamin Disraeli
To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder.
Benjamin Disraeli
Everything comes if a man will only wait.
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Success is a product of unremitting attention to purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
Benjamin Disraeli
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