Quotes by empire

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  • Dean Acheson
    Dean Acheson
    American statesman and lawyer. 1893-1971
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    Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    All empire is no more than power in trust.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    America must not be allowed to pick out the eyes of the British Empire.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    An empire is an immense egotism.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    An enterprise employing more than 1000 people becomes a self-perpetuating empire, creating so much internal work that it no longer needs any contact with the outside world.
    Source: Management Science Journal, October 1960
  • Bai Juyi
    Bai Juyi
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    And, because she so illumined and glorified her clan,
    She brought to every father, every mother through the empire,
    Happiness when a girl was born rather than a boy.
    Source: The Song of Long Sorrow
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
    British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
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    By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Empire and liberty.
  • Carol Berg
    Carol Berg
    American writer of fantasy novels 1948-
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    For the 'Rai-kirah' books, I began with the image of Aleksander riding the great wastelands, and that quickly morphed into the desert. Because I wanted my slave market cold and miserable, I chose to set the opening scene in the empire's summer capital in the mountains.
  • Burn Gorman
    Burn Gorman
    British actor and musician 1974-
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    I'm a film buff and I was keen to find out about the response to Daniel Craig's 007. 'Empire' and 'Hot Dog' had great reviews, and finally he's been accepted as the new Bond. So many millions go into that franchise that if you make a mistake, it's awful.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If you like dark movies or light movies, 'The Empire Strikes Back' is one of the great movies of all time. It's probably the greatest movie of all time. 'A New Hope' is a superb movie. It's probably the second-greatest movie of all time, but 'The Empire Strikes Back' is better.
  • John Betjeman
    John Betjeman
    English poet, writer, and broadcaster 1906-1984
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    Keep our Empire undismembered guide our Forces by Thy Hand, gallant blacks from far Jamaica, Honduras and Togoland; protect them Lord in all their fights, and even more, protect the whites.
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