"Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Benjamin Disraeli on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Benjamin Disraeli on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Benjamin Disraeli on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Benjamin Disraeli on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Benjamin Disraeli on Booker T. Washington
"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."