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Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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"Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure."

"Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man."

"War is never a solution; it is an aggravation."

"An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children."

"Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation."

"Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth."

"I feel a very unusual sensation - if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude."

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own."

"It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being."

"No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married."

"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."

"But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day."

"Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen."

"Diligence is the mother of good fortune."

"They that touch pitch will be defiled."

"Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."

"Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning."

"There is moderation even in excess."

"Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit."

"Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet."

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