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

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