26 Quotes filtered by Benjamin Disraeli
The Right Honourable Gentleman caught the Whigs bathing and walked away with their clothes.
Benjamin Disraeli 28/02/1845
Attacking Sir Robert Peel for trying to coerce his backbench MPs into following the Government line.
Category: Insulting Conservatives
If a traveller were informed such a man was Leader of the House of Commons he may well begin to comprehend how the Egyptians worshipped an insect.
On Lord John Russell
Category: Insulting Liberals
I never deny, I never contradict, I sometimes forget.
On dealing with Queen Victoria
Everyone likes flattery; and when it comes to Royalty lay it on with a trowel.
I have ever been of the opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded.
The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.