September 19, 2013
Heroes: Benjamin Disraeli.
I cannot be silent. I have had to struggle against a storm of political hate and malice which few men ever experienced.
--Young MP Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), asking Robert Peel for a post in the Peel Ministry in an 1841 letter. Peel refused him.
Posted by JD Hull at September 19, 2013 11:00 PM