Born: December 21, 1804
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 19, 1881
Occupation: Author and Head of State
Profile: Served twice as British Prime Minister (1868) and (1874-1880).
Number of Quotes: 9
Action may not always bring happiness ... but there is no happiness without action.
Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
There are two powers at which men should never grumble - the weather and their wives.
There is no education like adversity.
Yes, I have climbed to the top of the greasy pole.
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle; Old Age a regret.