Isaac D’Israeli Quotes

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


The three pillars of learning; seeing much, suffering much, and studying much.

learning suffering

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

excellence taste mediocrity

Literature is an avenue to glory, ever open for those ingenious men who are deprived of honours or of wealth.
— Isaac D’Israeli

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A preface being the porch, or the entrance to a book, should be perfectly beautiful.  The elegance of a porch announces the splendor of an edifice.
Whenever we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, an opening quotation is a symphony preluding on the chords whose tones we are about to harmonize.