Q – Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon known as Alexander the Great circa 356 – 323BC is undefeated in battle and considered one of the most successful military commanders ever.

 

‘Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies’

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‘There is nothing impossible to him who will try’

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‘I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well’

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Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all’

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‘The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered’

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‘But truly, If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes’

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‘I do not steal victory’

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‘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’

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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’

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‘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’

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‘I would rather live a short life of glory, than a long one of obscurity’

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‘On their side more men are standing, on ours more men will fight’

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