Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, was a British Conservative politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal leader William Ewart Gladstone, and his one-nation conservatism or "Tory democracy". He made the Conservatives the party most identified with the glory and power of the British Empire. He is, at 2015, the only British Prime Minister of Jewish birth... (wikipedia)
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.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Man is only great when he acts from passion.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Adventures are to the adventurous.
Never complain and never explain.
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.