Quotes by conquest
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Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
American critic and biographer 1885-1950
In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main tendency for nearly a generation was away from the conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation, east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
American feminist writer 1934-
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Alfred Russel Wallace
British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
English economist 1826-1877
Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
American statesman 1743-1826
If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.
American journalist 1875-1950
Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
No conquest can ever become permanent which does not show itself beneficial to the conquered as well as to the conquerors.
English politician 1623-1683
No right can come by conquest, unless there were a right of making that conquest.
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
French author 1657-1757
Nothing can be more destructive to ambition, and the passion for conquest, than the true system of astronomy. What a poor thing is even the whole globe in comparison of the infinite extent of nature!
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