Empire Quotes

Let the dogs of the empire bark, that's their job; ours is to battle to achieve the true liberation of our people.

Hugo Rafael Chvez Fras

Let's save the human race, let's finish off the U.S. empire.

Hugo Rafael Chvez Fras

I would employ the wise and strong of the empire, using righteousness to lead them. In this way, nothing is impossible.

Co C

To ravage, to slaughter, to usurp under false titles, they call empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace.

Calgacus

I hereby accuse the North American empire of being the biggest menace to our planet.

Hugo Chavez

Someone said that inflation is like jumping off the top of the Empire State Building. The sensation is great as long as you keep on going.

David H. Scott

So in Europe, we had empires. Everyone had them - France and Spain and Britain and Turkey! The Ottoman Empire, full of furniture for some reason. And the Austro-Hungarian Empire, famous for fuck all! Yes, all they did was slowly collapse like a flan in a cupboard.

Eddie Izzard

The real work of men was hunting meat. The invention of agriculture was a giant step in the wrong direction, leading to serfdom, cities, and empire. From a race of hunters, artists, warriors, and tamers of horses, we degraded ourselves to what we are now: clerks, functionaries, laborers, entertainers, processors of information

Edward Abbey

To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.

Samuel Butler

At that period, everybody in the Roman Empire had some kind of religion, but nobody bothered much about it. Just like today. ...Although Romans had plenty of gods, in reality they believed in none.

Wilhelm Busch

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so -bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour.

Winston Churchill

He who loves the world as his body may be entrusted with the empire.

Lao-tzu

Terrorism is the price of empire. If you do not wish to pay the price, you must give up the empire.

PAT BUCHANAN

The wonderful scope and variety of female loveliness, if too long suffered to sway us without decision, shall finally confound all power of selection. The confirmed bachelor is, in America, at least, quite as often the victim of a too profound appreciation of the infinite charmingness of woman, as made solitary for life by the legitimate empire of a cold and tasteless temperament.

Herman Melville

Islam united all heresies persecuted in Byzantine Empire and synthesised them well into a conseffion that later became a symbol of Arab self-affirmation.

Lev Gumilev

I date the end of the old republic and the birth of the empire to the invention, in the late thirties, of air conditioning. Before air conditioning, Washington was deserted from mid-June to September.... But after air conditioning and the Second World War arrived, more or less at the same time, Congress sits and sits while the presidentsor at least their staffsnever stop making mischief.

Gore Vidal

Trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay.

Samuel Johnson

We plan, we toil, we suffer - in the hope of what? A camel-load of idol's eyes? The title deeds of Radio City? The empire of Asia? A trip to the moon? No, no, no, no. Simply to wake just in time to smell coffee and bacon and eggs.

J.B. Priestly

Providence has given to the French the empire of the land, to the English that of the sea, to the Germans that of--the air!

Thomas Carlyle

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

Tacitus

The time is almost upon us when a pack-train must wind its way up a graveled highway and turn its bellmare in the pasture of a summer hotel. When that day comes, the pack-train will be dead, the diamond hitch will be merely rope, and Kit Carson and Jim Bridger will be names in a history lesson. And thenceforth the march of empire will be a matter of gasoline and four wheel brakes.

Aldo Leopold

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming

Garrison Keillor

To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.

Abbie Hoffman

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.

George Walker Bush

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