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Alexander The Great Quotes | Alexander the Great was a king of Macedonia who conquered an empire that stretched from Balkans to modern-day Pakistan. He was born on July 20th, 356 BC in Pella, which was the administrative capital of Macedonia.

He was brought up with the belief that he was of divine birth.

He had great charisma and force of personality, but his character was full of contradictions, especially in his later years

Alexander was a visionary. His ability to dream, plan and strategize on a large scale allowed him too many battles. Alexander succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of 20.

Alexander could be inspiring and courageous, continued Abernethy. He was devoted to training his mean, rewarding them with honours and spoils, and going into battle beside them, which furthered their devotion and confidence.


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“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.”

– Alexander the Great


“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”

– Alexander the Great


“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”

– Alexander the Great


“Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.”

– Alexander the Great


“Toil and risk are the price of glory, but it is a lovely thing to live with courage and die leaving an everlasting fame.”

– Alexander the Great


“Every light is not the sun.”

– Alexander the Great


“The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.”

– Alexander the Great


“There is something noble in hearing myself ill spoken of when I am doing well.”

– Alexander the Great


“Are there no more worlds that I might conquer?”

– Alexander the Great


“I do not steal victory.”

– Alexander the Great


“Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.”

– Alexander the Great


“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”

– Alexander the Great


“Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable.”

– Alexander the Great


“If we turn our backs of the Scythians who have provoked us, how shamefully shall we march against the revolted Bactrians; but if we pass Tanais and make the Scythians feel, by dear experience, that we are invincible, not in Asia only, it is not to be doubted but that Europe itself, as well as Asia, will come within the bounds of our conquests.”

– Alexander the Great


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“My father will anticipate everything. He will leave you and me no chance to do a great and brilliant deed.”

– Alexander the Great


“Are there no more worlds that I might conquer?”

– Alexander the Great


“I am dying with the help of too many physicians.”

– Alexander the Great


“Upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.”

– Alexander the Great


“Shall I pass by and leave you lying there because of the expedition you led against Greece, or shall I set you up again because of your magnanimity and your virtues in other respects?”

– Alexander the Great


“We of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war.”

– Alexander the Great


“A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough.”

– Alexander the Great


“There are so many worlds and I have not yet conquered even one.”

– Alexander the Great


“Now you fear punishment and beg for your lives, so I will let you free, if not for any other reason so that you can see the difference between a Greek king and a barbarian tyrant, so do not expect to suffer any harm from me. A king does not kill messengers.”

– Alexander the Great


“The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.”

– Alexander the Great


“God must have loved Afghans because he made them so beautiful.”

– Alexander the Great


“O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you!”

– Alexander the Great


“Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.”

– Alexander the Great


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“So far as I am concerned, I could not be accused of having set eyes, or having wished to set eyes, upon Darius’ wife: on the contrary, I have refused even to listen to those who spoke to me of her beauty.”

– Alexander the Great


“For my own part, I would rather excel in knowledge of the highest secrets of philosophy than in arms.”

– Alexander the Great


“How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.”

– Alexander the Great


“So far as I am concerned, I could not be accused of having set eyes, or having wished to set eyes, upon Darius’ wife: on the contrary, I have refused even to listen to those who spoke to me of her beauty.”

– Alexander the Great


“In the end, when it’s over, all that matters is what you’ve done.”

– Alexander the Great


“I wish that the Indians believed me a god, for upon the report of an enemy’s valor oftentimes depends the success of a battle, and false reports have many times done as great things as true courage and resolution.”

– Alexander the Great


“Soldiers, I had lately like to have been taken from you by the attempt of a few desperate men, but by the grace and providence of the gods, I am still preserved”

– Alexander the Great


“I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.”

– Alexander the Great


“True love never has a happy ending, because there is no ending to true love.”

– Alexander the Great


“I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.”

– Alexander the Great

“Shall I, that have destroyed my Preservers, return home?”

– Alexander the Great


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“You shall, I question not, find a way to the top if you diligently seek for it; for nature hath placed nothing so high that it is out of the reach of industry and valor.”

– Alexander the Great


“How happy had it been for me had I been slain in the battle. It had been far more noble to have died the victim of the enemy than fall a sacrifice to the rage of my friends.”

– Alexander the Great


“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”

– Alexander the Great


“There is something noble in hearing myself ill-spoken of when I am doing well.”

– Alexander the Great


“Consider the world as your country, with laws common to all and where the best will govern irrespective of tribe. I do not distinguish among men, as the narrow-minded do, both among Greeks and Barbarians. I am not interested in the descendance of the citizens or their racial origins. I classify them using one criterion: their virtue.”

– Alexander the Great


“I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”

– Alexander the Great


“I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.”

– Alexander the Great


“For my own part, I would rather excel knowledge of the highest secrets of philosophy than in arms.”

– Alexander the Great


“When we give someone our time, we actually give a portion of our life that we will never take back.”

– Alexander the Great


“Glory crowns the deeds of those who expose themselves to toils and dangers.”

– Alexander the Great


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“Through every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them.”

– Alexander the Great


“Bury my body and don’t build any monument. Keep my hands out so the people know the one who won the world had nothing in hand when he died.”

– Alexander the Great


“Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.”

– Alexander the Great


“For my own part, I would rather excel knowledge of the highest secrets of philosophy than in arms.”

– Alexander the Great


“I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.”

– Alexander the Great


“Without knowledge, skill cannot be focused. Without skill, strength cannot be brought to bear; and without strength, knowledge may not be applied.”

– Alexander the Great


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