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'I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.'
'I would be willing - yes, glad - to see a battle every day, during my life.'
'History shows that there are no invincible armies.'
'I will either find a way or make one.'
'I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money, rather than money without a man.'
'If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles...'
'See? I have taken England with both my hands.'
'Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.'
'I love to travel, but hate to arrive.'
'It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it.'
'I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.'
'Be of one mind and one faith, that you may conquer your enemies and lead long and happy lives.'
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'Come and get them!'
'One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it; but to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.'
'Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.'
'I love the name of honour more than I fear death.'
'There is nothing impossible to him who will try.'
'An extraordinary affair - I gave them their orders and they wanted to stay and discuss them.'
'I desired to live worthily as long as I lived, and to leave, after my life, to the men who should come after me, the memory of me in good works.'
'Associate with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.'
'War means fighting; the business of the soldier is to fight.'
'Prepare for war, for you have found peace intolerable.'
'If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.'
'Glory is fleeting, but obscurity lasts forever.'

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