Quotes: conquers

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  • Peter Nivio Zarlenga
    Peter Nivio Zarlenga
    American businessman, founder of Blockbuster Videos
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    Action conquers fear.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
  • Persius
    Persius
    Roman poet and satirist 34-62
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    He conquers who endures.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    I have learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. A brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

    Source: Long Walk to Freedom (1995)

  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Living substance conquers the frenzy of destruction only in the ecstasy of procreation.
  • Shelby Foote
    Shelby Foote
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    Longevity conquers scandal every time.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    Practice conquers the habit of doing, without reflecting on the rule.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

    Source: Long walk to Freedom

  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still.
  • Sholem Asch
    Sholem Asch
    Polish-Jewish novelist, dramatist, and essayist
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    The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever!
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