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90 Benjamin Disraeli Quotes From His Work, Life, And Colleagues

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Benjamin Disraeli was born in Bloomsbury, London.

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Benjamin Disraeli was a politician and writer from Great Britain.

Disraeli proceeded to serve his country as the Prime Minister on two occasions. He is perhaps the most respected political figure in British history.

Disraeli was the first and, to date, the only Jewish individual to have become the Prime Minister of Britain. Disraeli was an incredible political scholar who is credited with establishing the frameworks of what is presently known as the Conservative Party and the 'one country traditionalism' that proceeded to turn into the prevailing political decision of Great Britain for quite a while.

He became an member of the House of Commons in 1837 and soon filled in as the Leader of the House of Commons, just as he did the Chancellor of the Exchequer, before momentarily becoming the prime minister in 1868. He turned Prime Minister for the second time in 1874 and was hailed for his discretionary victories. Disraeli was additionally a distributed writer, and a portion of his notable books incorporate 'Henrietta Temple', 'The New Generation', and 'Two Nations' among others.

Disraeli was an extraordinary political scholar and a scholarly of uncommon blessing. Here is a portion of his most hypotheses that you would undoubtedly discover intriguing.

After reading quotes by Disraeli, do have a look at The Prince quotes or Vaclav Havel quotes.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes The Secret Of Success

You may have heard so many quotes and sayings on the secret of success; let us take a look at Benjamin Disraeli quotes that show how the prime minister had such success in life.

Benjamin Disraeli says, "The secret to success is the constancy of purpose."

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

2. "Success is the child of audacity."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

3. "All my successes have been built on my failures."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

6. "Success is a product of unremitting attention to purpose."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

7. "A dark horse, which had never been thought of, rushed past the grandstand in sweeping triumph."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes On Riches  

"The greatest good you can do for another does not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own." is one of the famous quotes by Benjamin, let's have a look at a few other Benjamin Disraeli quotes about riches, damn lies, and statistics.

8. "As a general rule, nobody has money who ought to have it."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

9. "Literature is an avenue to glory, ever open for those ingenious men who are deprived of honors or of wealth."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes On Music

Music is the source of enjoyment, getting mental peace. Let's have a look at Benjamin Disraeli quotes about music.

11."Nature has given us two ears but only one mouth."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

12. "Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the Beautiful is dead."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

13. "Most people die with their music still locked up inside them."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

14. "O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die; a peal of thy organ and uncounted nations sink down to pray."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes In Books

Some of the Benjamin Disraeli Quotes are listed below from his books.

15. "There are three types of lies - lies, damn lies, and statistics."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

16. "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.

17. "Time is precious, but the truth is more precious than time."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

Best Benjamin Disraeli Quotes On Life, Politics, and Religion

Have a look at the best of Benjamin Disraeli quotes on life, politics, and religion.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

19. "Never take anything for granted."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

20. "The expected always happens. "

- Benjamin Disraeli.

21. "Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

22. "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.

23. "In a progressive country, change is constant… change is inevitable."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

24. "We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

25. "No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

26. "Man is only great when he acts from passion."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

27. "The greatest of all evils is a weak government."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

30. "What we learn from history is that we do not learn from history."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

31. "How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

32. "Everything comes if a man will only wait."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

33. "If you don’t believe in magic, then you can’t believe in reality."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

34. "There is no gambling like politics. Nothing in which the power of circumstance is more evident."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

35. "What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, the error is often more earnest than truth."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

36. "Real politics are the possession and distribution of power."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

37. "You cannot choose between party government and Parliamentary government."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

38. "Books are companions even if you don’t open them."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

39. "Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

40. "He who gains time gains everything."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

41. "To govern men, you must either excel them in their accomplishments or despise them."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

42."Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

43. "All is a mystery, but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

List Of Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

Take a look at some of Benjamin Disraeli's quotes for you which will inspire and encourage you and might show you the magic of first love.

Disraeli was a person with always positive thinking, he uses to say things what we expect happens always.

44. "An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

45. "There is no education like adversity."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

46. "Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot learn men from books."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

47. "Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

48. "While we enforced the neutrality which we prepared to observe, we declared at the same time that that neutrality must cease if British interests were assailed or menaced."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

49. "The golden hour of an invention must terminate like other hours, and when the man of genius returns to the cares, the duties, the vexations, and the amusements of life, his companions behold him as one of themselves - the creature of habits and infirmities."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

50. "Time is the great physician."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

51. "The Disappointment of Manhood succeeds to the delusion of Youth: let us hope that the heritage of Old Age is not Despair."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

52. "Finality is not the language of politics."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

53. "Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

54. "A precedent embalms a principle."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

55. "Justice is truth in action."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

56. "Read no history-nothing but biography, for that is life without theory."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

57. "Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

58. "The palace is not safe when the cottage is not happy."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

59. "In politics experiments means revolutions."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

60. "William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

61. "To be famous when you are young is the fortune of the gods."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

62. "A sophisticated rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

Sybil By Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

'Sybil, Or The Two Nations' is an 1845 novel by Benjamin Disraeli. It traces the plight of the working classes of England. As the title suggests, Disraeli is interested in dealing with the horrific conditions in which the majority of England's working classes lived — or, what is generally called the 'Condition of England Question'. Here are few quotes from 'Sybil'.

63. "The principle is ever my motto, not expediency."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

64. "I rather like bad wine; one gets so bored with good wine."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

65. "Frank and explicit; that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

66. "The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame; a quality of success which would almost seem to include all others."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

67. "Property has its duties as well as its rights."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

68. "Little things affect little minds."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

69. "There is no wisdom like frankness."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

70. "Power has only one duty—to secure the social welfare of the people."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

71. "The youth of a nation are the trustees of posterity."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

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

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

73. "Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

74. "In great cities, men are brought together by the desire of gain. They are not in a state of co-operation, but of isolation, as to the making of fortunes; and for all the rest they are careless of neighbors. Christianity teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves; modern society acknowledges no neighbor."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

75. "We all of us live too much in a circle."

- Benjamin Disraeli, 'Sybil, Or The Two Nations'

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes From His Work

Benjamin Disraeli was left heavily in debt after his failed business ventures which led to four "grieving years." After this, he decided to pursue a political career which results in four defeats before being elected as Tory candidate for Maidstone in 1837. Here are few quotes by him from his work.

76. "I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

78. "Never complain and never explain."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

79. "Justice is truth in action."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

80. "Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

81. "Change is inevitable. Change is constant."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

83. "The fool wonders, the wise man asks."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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

- Benjamin Disraeli.

85. "There can be an economy only where there is efficiency."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

86. "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.

87. "Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

88. "When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

89. "Diligence is the mother of good fortune."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

90. "As for our majority... one is enough."

- Benjamin Disraeli.

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