"Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Benjamin Disraeli on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Benjamin Disraeli on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Benjamin Disraeli on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Benjamin Disraeli on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Benjamin Disraeli on Mark Twain
"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."