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: 11
A fair day's wage for a fair day's work.
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.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
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.