Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli

We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.


We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets.


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


What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.


When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.


Where knowledge ends, religion begins.


William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect.


Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must decay.


Without tact you can learn nothing.


You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.