"That fatal drollery called a representative government."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Benjamin Disraeli on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Benjamin Disraeli on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Benjamin Disraeli on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Benjamin Disraeli on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Benjamin Disraeli on Thomas Paine
"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."