British Statesman Quotes


307 British Statesman quotes:



"Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter."
"London is a roost for every bird."
"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."
"Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power."
"Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future."
"Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty."
"The fool wonders, the wise man asks."
"It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being."
"The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world."
Author: Disraeli Quotes Category: British Statesman Quotes England Quotes
"We cannot learn men from books."
"I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist."
"Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm."
"There can be economy only where there is efficiency."
"I have been ever of opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded."
"A precedent embalms a principle."
"The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation."
"What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth."
"We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets."
"Without tact you can learn nothing."
"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own."


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