70+ Alexander The Great Quotes For Success And Inspiration

Alexander The Great was born in Pella in 365BC and was a king of the kingdom of Macedon of ancient greek. He became king and succeeded to his father’s throne at the age of 20. By the age of 30, Alexander The Great established a massive empire stretching the region from Greece to northwestern India. He spent most of his ruling years in military campaigns. He has fought numbers of battles such as Battle of Gaugamela, Battle of Issus, Battle of the Granicus, Battle of the Hydaspes, etc. it has been a record of him that he has not lost a single battle during his reign. He had a long legacy during his tenure such as he founded cities, funded temples, influenced Rome etc.
There are many things we can learn from Alexander The Great such as ;
1. Discipline: his father handed him a disciplined army and alexander stayed in discipline from his birth. This shows discipline will get you farther than motivation. We should make a routine and act accordingly without wasting time.
2. Sexual control: for alexander self-control and discipline were very important so it shows the control upon urges by being in the discipline that we don’t need sexual needs to be fulfilled.
3. Charisma and Social Intelligence: charisma [attractiveness] is very important in life. It is necessary to maintain a good personality in people. Social intelligence will help you to understand people’s problems and to lead in a good way.
These were some learnings from Alexander The Great. Apart from this, he had said some sayings which are famous by Alexander The Great Quotes. We have brought some top-notch Alexander The Great Quotes for you to improve yourself and to become a leader.

Alexander The Great Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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 is out of the reach of industry and valor.”

“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 is out of the reach of industry and valor.”

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

“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.” 

 

“But truly, if I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.”

 

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

 

“A king does not kill messengers.”

 

“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.”

 

“There are no more worlds to conquer!”

 

“Our enemies are Medes and Persians, men who for centuries have lived soft and luxurious lives; we of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war. Above all, we are free men, and they are slaves.”

 

“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.”

 

“My treasure lies in my friends.”

 

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

 

“As for a limit to one’s labors, I, for one, do not recognize any for a high-minded man, except that the labors themselves should lead to noble accomplishments.”

 

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

 

“For my part, I think that to a man of spirit there is no other aim and end of his labours except the labours themselves.”

 

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

 

“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.”

 

“To the strongest!”

 

“In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity.”

 

“I foresee a great funeral contest over me.”

 

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

 

“As for a limit to one’s labors, I, for one, do not recognize any for a high-minded man, except that the labors themselves should lead to noble accomplishments.”

 

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

 

“Every light is not the sun.”

 

“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.”

 

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

 

“I send you a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of my victory.”

 

“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.”

 

“I want the road to be covered with my treasure so that everybody sees that material wealth acquired on earth, stays on earth”

 

“Who does not desire such a victory by which we shall join places in our Kingdom, so far divided by nature, and for which we shall set up trophies in another conquered world?”

 

“I want the best doctors to carry my coffin to demonstrate that, in the face of death, even the best doctors in the world have no power to heal.”

 

“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.”

 

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

 

“Sex and sleep alone make me conscious that I am mortal.”

 

“Holy shadows of the dead, I’m not to blame for your cruel and bitter fate, but the accursed rivalry which brought sister nations and brother people, to fight one another.” 

 

“I do not feel happy for this victory of mine. On the contrary, I would be glad, brothers, if I had all of you standing here next to me, since we are united by the same language, the same blood and the same visions.”

 

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

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