11 Total Quotes

Isaac Disraeli Quotes

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us
Isaac Disraeli
#Lies And Lying

Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius.
Isaac Disraeli
#Enthusiasm

Great collections of books are subject to certain accidents besides the damp, the worms, and the rats; one not less common is that of the borrowers, not to say a word of the purloiners
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#Accidents

The progress of this famous plant has been something like the progress of truth; suspected at first, though very palatable to those who had courage to taste it; resisted as it encroached; abused as its popularity seemed to spread; and establishing its
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#Progress

The wise make proverbs, and fools repeat them.
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#Fools And Foolishness #Create

Quotations, like much better things, has its abuses
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#Abuse

Fortune has rarely condescended to be the companion of genius.
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#Genius #Fortune

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
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#Excellence

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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#American Celebrity