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The Little Retreat Quotes: Benjamin Disraeli Quotes


I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
Benjamin Disraeli

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

Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
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

Panics do not destroy capital – they merely reveal the extent to which it has previously been destroyed by its betrayal in hopelessly unproductive works.
John Mills, 'Credit Cycles and the Origins of Commercial Panics,' 1867

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

The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
Benjamin Disraeli

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