Quotation by Benjamin Disraeli

A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881), British statesman, author. Speech, March 17, 1845, addressing Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel in the House of Commons, London. Selected Speeches of the Late Right Honourable the Earl of Beaconsfield, vol. 1, "Agricultural Distress," ed. T.E. Kebbes (1882).

Closing words of speech, on the abandonment of Peel's Protectionist policies on which his government had been elected.
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