112 Most Famous Political Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli

Collection of most interesting and famous quotes by British political activist of 19th century Benjamin Disraeli.

Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal Party leader William Ewart Gladstone, and his one-nation conservatism or “Tory democracy”. He made the Conservatives the party most identified with the glory and power of the British Empire.

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Best Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli

Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle Old Age a regret.

— Benjamin Disraeli

We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Teach us that wealth is not elegance that profusion is not magnificence that splendor is not beauty.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I am prepared for the worst but hope for the best.

— Benjamin Disraeli

As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

— Benjamin Disraeli

A majority is always better than the best repartee.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The best security for civilization is the dwelling and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends more than anything else the improvement of mankind.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

— Benjamin Disraeli

In a progressive country change is constant change is inevitable.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Characters do not change. Opinions alter but characters are only developed.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Courage is fire and bullying is smoke.

— Benjamin Disraeli

You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.

— Benjamin Disraeli

There is no education like adversity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Experience is the child of thought and thought is the child of action.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

— Benjamin Disraeli

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.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Duty cannot exist without faith.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Fear makes us feel our humanity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Taking a new step uttering a new word is what people fear most.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not gives advantage to the danger.

— Benjamin Disraeli

We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Worry – a God invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite and turns the hair gray.

— 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

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

— Benjamin Disraeli

A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.

— Benjamin Disraeli

No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition.

— Benjamin Disraeli

That fatal drollery called a representative government.

— 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

Man is only great when he acts from passion.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Like all great travellers I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.

— Benjamin Disraeli

To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Great countries are those that produce great people.

— Benjamin Disraeli

King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world it is more it is the history of earth and of heaven.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Read no history: nothing but biography for that is life without theory.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Assassination has never changed the history of the world.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I am prepared for the worst but hope for the best.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I am prepared for the worst but hope for the best.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Where knowledge ends religion begins.

— Benjamin Disraeli

To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.

— 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

Seeing much suffering much and studying much are the three pillars of learning.

— Benjamin Disraeli

A University should be a place of light of liberty and of learning.

— Benjamin Disraeli

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence and its only end.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.

— Benjamin Disraeli

No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.

— Benjamin Disraeli

It destroys one’s nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

— Benjamin Disraeli

You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Man is not the creature of circumstances circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents and man is more powerful than matter.

— Benjamin Disraeli

We cannot learn men from books.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Never complain and never explain.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Nature like man sometimes weeps from gladness.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes but in peace are only fit for fools.

— Benjamin Disraeli

In politics nothing is contemptible.

— 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

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.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Finality is not the language of politics.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.

— Benjamin Disraeli

There is no gambling like politics.

— Benjamin Disraeli

King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Circumstances are beyond human control but our conduct is in our own power.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Power has only one duty – to secure the social welfare of the People.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I repeat… that all power is a trust that we are accountable for its exercise that from the people and for the people all springs and all must exist.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.

— 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

Where knowledge ends religion begins.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.

— Benjamin Disraeli

If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society or what is worse looking as if he stifled grief.

— Benjamin Disraeli

You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.

— Benjamin Disraeli

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

— Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Success is the child of audacity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Time is precious but truth is more precious than time.

— Benjamin Disraeli

There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Like all great travellers I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Travel teaches toleration.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I repeat… that all power is a trust that we are accountable for its exercise that from the people and for the people all springs and all must exist.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for the truth.

— Benjamin Disraeli

I say that justice is truth in action.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Silence is the mother of truth.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Time is precious but truth is more precious than time.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Justice is truth in action.

— Benjamin Disraeli

What is earnest is not always true on the contrary error is often more earnest than truth.

— Benjamin Disraeli

War is never a solution it is an aggravation.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Man is only great when he acts from passion.

— Benjamin Disraeli

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

— Benjamin Disraeli

You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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