Benjamin Disraeli

"Man is not the creature of circumstance. Circumstances are the creatures of men."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every woman should marry - and no man."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honorable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Benjamin Disraeli (Speech on January 24, 1860)
Benjamin Disraeli (Speech on January 24, 1860)

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

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

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Contarini Fleming"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Like all great travellers [...] I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "The Wondrous Tale of Alroy"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

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

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Henrieta Temple"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Success is the child of audacity."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "The Rise of Iskander"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damned lies, and Statistics."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Justice is truth in action."

Benjamin Disraeli (or Joseph Joubert)
Benjamin Disraeli (or Joseph Joubert)

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fear makes us feel our humanity."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Variety is the mother of Enjoyment."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"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
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The secret of success is constancy to purpose."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervour."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)