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Benjamin Disraeli

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There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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A member of Parliament to Disraeli: 'Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.' That depends, Sir,' said Disraeli, 'whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

— Benjamin Disraeli

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All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.

— Benjamin Disraeli


Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

— Benjamin Disraeli


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However landlords did not adjust the rents they were charging for land rented to farmers for growing wheat or "corn". The establishment of the income tax on a permanent basis had been the subject of much inter-party discussion since the fall of Peel's ministry in June 1846. The government's principal measure for the 1858 session involved re-organising the governance of India the Indian Mutiny having exposed the inadequacy of dual control.

Disraeli fascinated and divided contemporary opinion; he was seen by many including some members of his own party as an adventurer and a charlatan and by others as a far-sighted and patriotic statesman. Disraeli invented the political novel of which Sybil and Vivian Grey are perhaps the best-known today. Disraeli's career from 1852 onwards was also marked by an intense rivalry with William Ewart Gladstone who eventually rose to become leader of the Liberal Party.

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