(1804-1881) English Statesman, Prime Minister, Author
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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel.
Everything comes if a man will only wait.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
To be conscience that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.