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

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