"Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Benjamin Disraeli on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Benjamin Disraeli on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Benjamin Disraeli on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Benjamin Disraeli on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Benjamin Disraeli on Winston Churchill
"Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret."
"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."
"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."
"Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty."
"I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best."