Empires Quotes

Quotations about Empires

All empires come to an end, and the American one is no exception. ~ Robert Kiyosaki

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. ~ William Blake

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth. ~ Aristotle

Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Extended empire, like expanded gold, exchanges solid strength for feeble splendor. ~ Samuel Johnson

We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind. ~ Sir John Robert Seeley

The day of small nations has long passed away. The day of Empires has come. ~ Joseph Chamberlain

Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones. ~ Herbert Kaufman

Nations and empires flourish and decay, by turns command, and in their turns obey. ~ Ovid

When the Tsar sins the Empire must do penance. ~Russian Proverbs

As we all know from the Roman empire, big empires go down if the borders are not well-protected. ~ Mark Rutte

To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace. ~ Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Empires dissolve and peoples disappear, song passes not away. ~ William Watson

Empires built on force will always be destroyed. Those built on trust in Christ will remain. ~ Joseph R. Sizoo

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. ~ Benjamin Franklin

All great empires die from within. ~ Terry Bradshaw

A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins. ~ Lord Byron

An empire is an immense egotism. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Empires inevitably fall, and when they do, history judges them for the legacies they leave behind. ~ Noah Feldman

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind. ~ Winston Churchill

Other nations use “force”; we Britons alone use “Might.” ~ Evelyn Waugh

Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival. ~ John Boyd Orr

The Holy Roman Empireis neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire. ~ Voltaire

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. ~ Montesquieu

Ideas have unhinged the gates of empires. ~ Paul P. Harris

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