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

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