Quotes by conquest

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  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.
  • Carl Clinton Van Doren
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    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.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    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.
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    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.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    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.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace
    British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
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    Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    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.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    No conquest can ever become permanent which does not show itself beneficial to the conquered as well as to the conquerors.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    No right can come by conquest, unless there were a right of making that conquest.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    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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