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Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

(1804-1881), British Statesman, Prime Minister

Candor is the brightest gem of criticism.

Category: Candor

Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

Category: Change

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

Category: Character

There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.

Category: Character

Christianity is completed Judaism or it is nothing.

Category: Christians And Christianity

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

Category: Circumstance

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

Category: Circumstance

Man is more powerful than matter.

Category: Circumstance

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.

Category: Cities And City Life

Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man.

Category: Civilization

If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory.

Category: Compromise

A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.

Category: Consistency

Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.

Category: Country

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

Category: Courage

It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.

Category: Critics And Criticism