Conquest Related Quotes



“We will have a world government whether you like it or not. The only question is whether that government will be achieved by conquest or consent.”

Paul Warburg


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And I realized a wondrous truth: that knowledge could be our treasure, that there were things humankind knew that we did not, that our conquest need not comprise taking and killing, but could consist of our mutual conquest of ignorance and distrust.

Rachel Hartman


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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


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

Charlotte Turner Smith


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I can't help feeling that there is no beauty without hope, struggle, and conquest.

Luis Buñuel


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For this war is essentially a war of conquest. If ever a nation did wage such a war, the North is now engaged, with a determination worthy of a more hopeful cause, in endeavoring to conquer the South...

Arthur Fremantle


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War.Such a little word, such a depth of agony. Blood, death, conquest, starvation, plague, and horror.

David Gemmell


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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


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In the case of the brujos, the sorcerers in Mexico, the Spanish Conquest forced them to develop their second attention.

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell


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The real story of the settlement of the West was work, not conquest

Stewart Udall


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