Best Quotes by Alexander the Great (Top 10)

  1. I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
  2. 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.
  3. There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
  4. Youths of the Pellaians and of the Macedonians and of the Hellenic Amphictiony and of the Lakedaimonians and of the Corinthians... and of all the Hellenic peoples, join your fellow-soldiers and entrust yourselves to me, so that we can move against the barbarians and liberate ourselves from the Persian bondage, for as Greeks we should not be slaves to barbarians.
  5. But truly, if I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
  6. I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
  7. Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
  8. 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.
  9. I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
  10. A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.

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