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Charlotte Smith Quotes and Sayings

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If conquest does not bind posterity,
so neither can compact bind it.
- Charlotte Smith

In following their line through, and those of Plantagenet and Tudor,
there is but little to soothe the mind.
- Charlotte Smith

The child now shewed her a narrow and rugged descent,
made by cutting the red clay and stones,
of which the cliffs are here composed,
into a sort of rude steps.
- Charlotte Smith

The cottage garden; most for use designed,
Yet not of beauty destitute.
- Charlotte Smith

 

In the course of her education she had gone through
the history usually put into the hands of young people...
now her ripened reason gave to her present study at
least the advantage of novelty.
- Charlotte Smith

A peace is of the nature of a conquest;
for then both parties nobly are subdued,
and neither party loser.
- William Shakespeare

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest,
more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
- Gloria Steinem

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Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
- George Eliot

Power is my mistress.
I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone
to take her away from me.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The great social adventure of America is no longer
the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples.
- Walter Lippmann

The true law of the race is progress and development.
Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest,
it is overthrown by the barbarian.
- William Gilmore Simms

First get an absolute conquest over thyself,
and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.
- Thomas Fuller

Wars of aggression are popular nowadays with those
nations convinced that only victory and conquest could
improve their material well-being.
- Ludwig von Mises

Christ imparts the capacity of conquest to our lives
every single day that we are willing to believe Him.
- Walter Martin

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest;
divorce,
the inquest.
- Helen Rowland

In the last five or six thousand years,
empires one after another have arisen,
waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal
revolution or attack from without.
- John Boyd Orr

Conquest is not in our principles.
It is inconsistent with our government.
- Thomas Jefferson

Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest.
Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the
Arab armies to conquer our land.
- Moshe Dayan

Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by
revolt within or by defeat by a rival.
- John Boyd Orr

The root of the evil is not the construction of new,
more dreadful weapons.
It is the spirit of conquest.
- Ludwig von Mises

The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India...
has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.
- Ignatius Loyola

Never had there been such an attempt to make conquest
the servant of civilization.
About keeping India there is no question.
England has a real duty there.
- Goldwin Smith

No right can come by conquest, unless there were a
right of making that conquest.
- Algernon Sydney

Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest -
the conflict of opinion,
of religion, or of race.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

The object of war is victory; that of victory is conquest;
and that of conquest preservation.
- Charles de Secondat

The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced,
the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more
violent the emotional agitation.
- Alfred Adler

The march of conquest through wild provinces,
may be the march of Mind; but not the march of Love.
- Herman Melville

If there is one principle more deeply rooted
in the mind of every American,
it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.
- Thomas Jefferson

The positive testimony of history is that the State
invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation.
No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner.
- Albert J. Nock

We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
- Thomas Jefferson

The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war.
- James S. McDonnell

Conquest is the missionary of valor,
and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
- Walter Bagehot

It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings,
when Rome commenced her career of conquest,
she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city.
- Goldwin Smith

The question of sexual dominance can exist only in
the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself,
totally, against the possibility of the changing motion
of conquest and surrender,
which is love.
- James A. Baldwin

Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands.
- Robert Conquest

All political revolutions, not affected by foreign conquest,
originate in moral revolutions.
The subversion of established institutions is merely
one consequence of the previous subversion of established opinions.
- John Stuart Mill

But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments,
all the succeeding ones have, in general,
proved one continued series of injustice,
which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years.
- Ezra Stiles

When we acquired California and New-
Mexico this party,
scorning all compromises and all concessions,
demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them,
and all other acquisitions of the Republic,
either by purchase or conquest, forever.
- Robert Toombs

When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty,
and there is nothing more to fear from them,
then he is always stirring up some war or other,
in order that the people may require a leader.
- Plato

The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking
it away from those who have a different complexion
or slightly flatter noses than ourselves,
is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much.
- Joseph Conrad

When has there ever been a government in German history
that came to the people and revealed its detailed plans
for the coming years? That could not happen before,
since German governments planned war and conquest.
- Walter Ulbricht

Like some of my other movies, 'Conquest Of The Planet
Of The Apes' is also a very political film,
and many critics still consider it even the best of all the Apes movies,
because it conveys a series of political viewpoints.
- J. Lee Thompson

If it awakens in us as a whole how important that is -
the theme of how conquest and ambition are meaningless without contribution -
I think then as a society we're in better shape.
I hope people are inspired to be the best.
- Rob Morrow

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority
which constantly presses towards its own conquest.
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced,
the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the
more violent the emotional agitation.
- Alfred Adler

We find that the Romans owed the conquest of the world
to no other cause than continual military training,
exact observance of discipline in their camps,
and unwearied cultivation of the other arts of war.
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment,
or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more
is a profound moral fault.
- Robert Conquest

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man,
is the type of some great idea.
Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem;
and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world,
Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Salvation is from our side a choice,
from the divine side it is a seizing upon,
an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God.
Our "accepting" and "willing" are reactions rather than actions.
The right of determination must always remain with God.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression.
It is not conquest, it is not empire,
it is not foreign bases, it is not domination.
It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest
of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main
tendency for nearly a generation was away from the
conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation,
east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren

The impossibility of a retreat makes no difference
in the situation of men resolved to conquer or die;
and,
believe me, my friends, if your conquest could be bought
with the blood of your general,
he would most cheerfully resign a life which he has
long devoted to his country.
- James Wolfe

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

We did not speak in terms of strategy,
in terms of overall economies, in terms of production
and territorial conquest.
We spoke of the impact of the bomb on the homes and
the hopes of men and women.
- Philip Morrison

It is the recognition of history as a record of human
experience which has inevitably resulted in the inclusion
of this conquest of civilization within the framework
of a complete human history.
- James H. Breasted

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

When I see Spirit in everything, Peace is at hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela


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