"Finality is not the language of politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Benjamin Disraeli on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Benjamin Disraeli on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Benjamin Disraeli on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Benjamin Disraeli on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Benjamin Disraeli on Joseph Stalin
"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."