disraeli disraeli  /dɪz ˈreɪ li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)

News

  • Gratitude

    I feel a very unusual sensation — if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude. —Benjamin Disraeli?
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Mona Charen via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I grew up loving Ravel and Eric Clapton equally," Trey says. "So I kept saying to Don, 'why can't we have a piece of music that's half Ravel and half Cream's Disraeli Gears?"
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Trey Anastasio Source: Rolling Stone

  2. "I think he'd like to be remembered as a 21st-century Disraeli," said Leon Panetta, a Democratic member of the group, referring to the 19th-century British statesman and prime minister. "I think deep down he is someone who believes that his...
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Leon Panetta Source: New York Times

  3. Billy Bob said: "I have a phobia of Benjamin Disraeli's hair." "I was watching some old movie once, I don't remember the name of it, but Benjamin Disraeli was a character in it." "He was in this old, weird room, with old heavy drapes,...
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Billy Bob Thornton Source: E Canada Now

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