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Benjamin Disraeli

Quote of Benjamin Disraeli - Man is only truly great when...

Biography - Benjamin Disraeli:

British politician, who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Born: 1804 - Died: 1881
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions.



(French, German)

L'homme n'est vraiment grand que lorsqu'il agit par passion.

Der Mensch ist nur gro├čartig, wenn er aus Leidenschaft handelt.

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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Quotes for: passion


Quotes about passion:

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.

All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.

The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.

There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.

To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.

Intelligence is the eye of the soul, not its strength. Its strength is in the heart, that is, in the passions.


Benjamin Disraeli also said...

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

All of us encounter, at least once in our life, some individual who utters words that make us think forever. There are men whose phrases are oracles; who condense in one sentence the secrets of life; who blurt out an aphorism that forms a character or illustrates an existence.

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

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