Benjamin Disraeli
Quotes, Sayings and Thoughts

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage.

- Benjamin Disraeli

My idea of a disagreeable person is a person who agrees with me.

- Benjamin Disraeli

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

- Benjamin Disraeli

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If every man were straightforward in his opinions, there would be no conversation.

- Benjamin Disraeli

The magic of our first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.

- Benjamin Disraeli

It is well known what a middle man is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.

- Benjamin Disraeli

He who anticipates his century is generally persecuted when living and is always pilfered when dead.

- Benjamin Disraeli

The disappointment of manhood succeeds to the delusion of youth.

- Benjamin Disraeli

What we call public opinion is generally public sentiment.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.

- Benjamin Disraeli

There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honor.

- Benjamin Disraeli

A majority is always the best repartee.

- Benjamin Disraeli

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Change is constant in a progressive country.

- Benjamin Disraeli