Empire Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Adam Smith” float=”none” width=”100%”]But though empires, like all the other works of men, have all hitherto proved mortal, yet every empire aims at immortality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Al Stewart” float=”none” width=”100%”]Look to the past and remember no empire rises that sooner or later won’t fall.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aristotle” float=”none” width=”100%”]Fate of empires depends on the education of youth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Franklin” float=”none” width=”100%”]A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Franklin” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth – that god governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward Thorndike” float=”none” width=”100%”]Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edwin Hubbel Chapin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world’s heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Herbert” float=”none” width=”100%”]Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaced by vague ritual.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Herbert Kaufman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Pinckney Miller” float=”none” width=”100%”]A man does not automatically become a public figure because he happens to build an empire out of chicken fat.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Dryden” float=”none” width=”100%”]All empire is no more than power in trust.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Dryden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph R. Sizoo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Empires built on force will always be destroyed. Those built on trust in Christ will remain.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Sobran” float=”none” width=”100%”]The most fundamental purpose of government is defense, not empire.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julius Caesar” float=”none” width=”100%”]The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of one’s army[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcus Aurelius” float=”none” width=”100%”]Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Milan Kundera” float=”none” width=”100%”]Loves are like empires: when the idea they are founded on crumbles, they, too, fade away.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Montesquieu” float=”none” width=”100%”]An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Napoleon Bonaparte” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the eyes of empire builders men are not men but instruments.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pat Buchanan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Terrorism is the price of empire. If we do not wish to pay it, we must give up the empire.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pythagoras” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Southwell” float=”none” width=”100%”]My mind to me an empire is.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ron Paul” float=”none” width=”100%”]Truth is treason in the empire of lies.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Butler” float=”none” width=”100%”]To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sir Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tacitus” float=”none” width=”100%”]To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tobsha Learner” float=”none” width=”100%”]Information is the mortar that both builds and destroys empires.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Blake” float=”none” width=”100%”]The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose. [/wpsm_quote]