The power that conquers men to-day must be the power of enlightened opinion.
Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of brave resistance, or the most abject submission. We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die.
Man has now conquered almost everything in nature except human nature.
Kind words conquer.
Where are they all – the conquerors? How dim the din of all their wars! Call to them and you call in vain. Sesostris! Caesar! Charlemagne! Napoleon! Alexander! Tamerlane! No answer from the silence.
Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.
Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love.
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.
The Mohammedan Conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. It is a discouraging tale, for its evident moral is that civilization is a precarious thing, whose delicate complex of order and liberty, culture and peace may at any time be overthrown by barbarians invading from without or multiplying within. The Hindus had […]