As I have shown before a number of times, I have a penchant for locating specific sources when in comes to quotes, and facts regardless of where they take me, and one real bugbear of mine is the spreading of quotes without sources.
Now, I have correctly sourced and put into context the infamous “Hidden Rulers” quote by the Jewish UK Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. And now I am returning to him to source his racial quotes that get spread around, and I am sourcing them from my PDF scans of his original works.
One of these quotes of his that is spread around without a source, or incorrectly sourced as Coningsby (one of his novels) is as follows:
“History is often confusing because it is written by people who did not understand the racial question and the aspects relevant to it… Race is everything, and every race that does not keep its blood from being mixed will perish. . . Language and religion do not determine a race–blood determines it.”
This is commonly sourced as being from Coningsby, but this is incorrect. This quote as it stands comes from an original Third Reich National Socialist booklet, Rassenpolitik, attributing it to Disraeli. Although, it is often missing the first line (bold text) from Rassenpolitik quote:
“No one may be indifferent to the racial principle, the racial question. It is the key to world history. History is often confusing because it is written by people who did not understand the racial question and the aspects relevant to it… Race is everything, and every race that does not keep its blood from being mixed will perish. . . Language and religion do not determine a race — blood determines it.”
Now, the first line that is often missing, as noted above, and the second one actually comes from Disraeli’s 1880 novel, Endymion:
“No man will treat with indifference the principle of race. It is the key of history, and why history is often so confused is that it has been written by men who were ignorant of this principle and all the knowledge it involves.” – Benjamin Disraeli, Endymion (London: Longmans & Green, 1880), Chapter LVI, p. 248.
Here is a screenshot of the page:
Now that is cleared up, I can continue and source the other racial quotes he has made.
“All is race; there is no other truth.” – Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred; or, The New Crusade (London: M. Walter Dunne, 1847), Vol. I, Ch. XX: A Modern Troubadour, p. 191.
Below are a couple more of his racial quotes that comes from parliamentary speeches he has given in the London House of Commons.
“There is a great difference between nationality and race. Nationality is the principle of political independence. Race is the principle of physical analogy, and you have at this moment the principle of race—not at all of nationality.” – Benjamin Disraeli, Speech in the House of Commons (9 August 1848).
“But this principle of race is unfortunately one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.” – Benjamin Disraeli, Speech in the House of Commons (1 February 1849).