Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
The faster and more effectively we kill, the longer we will live to enjoy the priceless fame of conquerors.
To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.
Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer.
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 […]
The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection.
God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
If we want light, we must conquer darkness.