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Conquest Quotes

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

Related topics: Peace

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still
dreaming of impossible future conquests.
- Charles Lindbergh

Man has now become an adjunct to perfect and carry forward these conquests.
- Albert Claude

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their
conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
- Jean Genet

Language is the armory of the human mind,
and at once contains the trophies of its past and the
weapons of its future conquests.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
You have only to persevere to save yourselves.
- Winston Churchill

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
- Bertrand Russell

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination,
which the steadfast heart will conquer,
and the large mind will transcend.
- Helen Keller

Let us seek to invoke the wonders of science ...
explore the stars, conquer the deserts,
eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths,
and encourage the arts and commerce.
- John F. Kennedy

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin,
they would never have found time to conquer the world.
- Heinrich Heine

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
- William Blake

To conquer the command of the air means victory;
to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance
of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose.
- Giulio Douhet


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