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“There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.”
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
“The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it. ”
Benjamin Disraeli
“All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.”
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“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge”
Benjamin Disraeli
“Sir, I shall not defeat you - I shall transcend you.”
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“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”
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“The secret to success is constancy of purpose.”
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“He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.”
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“Little things affect little minds.”
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“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”
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“The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.”
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tags: love
“When I want to read a novel, I write one.”
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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.”
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“Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.”
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“Everything comes if a man will only wait.”
Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred
“The expected always happens”
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“A canter is the cure for all evil.”
Benjamin Disraeli
tags: horse
“The European talks of progress because by the aid of a few scientific discoveries he has established a society which has mistaken comfort for civilisation.”
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“We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.”
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tags: love
“Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.”
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“I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?”
Benjamin Disraeli
“My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me. ”
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