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Quotes of conquest

  1. 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. – Alfred Adler
  2. 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. – Benjamin Disraeli
  3. 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. – Carl Clinton Van Doren
  4. Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest – George Eliot
  5. Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government. – Thomas Jefferson
  6. If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest – Thomas Jefferson
  7. The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war. – James S. McDonnell
  8. Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival. – John Boyd Orr
  9. In the last five or six thousand years, empires one after another have arisen, waxed powerful by wars of conquest and fallen by internal revolution or attack from without. – John Boyd Orr
  10. We find that the Romans owed the conquest of the world to no other cause than continual military training, exact observance of discipline in their camps, and unwearied cultivation of the other arts of war. – Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
  11. Never had there been such an attempt to make conquest the servant of civilization. About keeping India there is no question. England has a real duty there. – Goldwin Smith
  12. Childbirth is more admirable than conquest more amazing than self -defense, and as courageous as either one. – Gloria Steinem
  13. When has there ever been a government in German history that came to the people and revealed its detailed plans for the coming years? That could not happen before, since German governments planned war and conquest – Walter Ulbricht
  14. Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race. – Alfred Russel Wallace

Usage examples for conquest

  1. Upon one great constitutional principle, both Federalists and Republicans were disposed to agree: that the United States had the power to acquire foreign territory, either by treaty or conquest – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  2. Although I must confess that the conquest was too easy to be exciting. ” – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  3. There is scarcely any truth in this theory of hate for hate and conquest by fear. ” – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  4. Furthermore, the Khanat of Khiva, the state nearest the imperial frontiers, is but a very small part of Turkistan; nor would its occupation help in more than a very limited degree towards the conquest of Bokhara, and a fortiori towards that of Affghanistan. ” – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  5. This was the sacred city of the natives of the coast before their conquest by the Incas. ” – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  6. Parents should be more concerned than they usually are over the conquest of the heart of youth. ” – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  7. Never mind, war and conquest are to come. ” – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Our action may still be positive and offensive, but the object can be nothing more than " the conquest of part of the enemy's country." ” – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  9. She held an arm out to Elena who was pleased with her conquest of the bathroom. ” – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  10. History has not taken into account what passed between these three men, but subsequent events proved that it signified disaster to one who dreamed of conquest and of power. ” – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  11. One of his sons, Olgerd, succeeded in getting possession of the whole, and then started upon a career of conquest – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  12. Naturally, all the work of conquest had to be done over again. ” – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  13. The idea of progress can defeat itself no more surely than by getting itself so believed that men expect automatic social advance apart from the conquest of personal and social sin. ” – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  14. He goes into this conquest for power- for wealth- because soon he expects to rule all our world and band it together into a nation. ” – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  15. It made conquest possible. ” – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  16. Nay, touch her not, she's mine by Conquest Sir. ” – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  17. Its fall meant the fall of the kingdom, the conquest of France. ” – A Short History of France by Mary Platt Parmele
  18. Where now was the peace and conquest on which she had congratulated herself during the last few months? ” – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  19. The moment of surrender is also the moment of conquest – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  20. Had the latter work not been written, it is likely that the Conquest of Peru would be now accepted as the most popular of Prescott's works. ” – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck