Alexander the Great Quotes.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
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.
A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
Every light is not the sun.
Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
My father will anticipate everything. He will leave you and me no chance to do a great and brilliant deed.
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.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
True love never has a happy ending, because there is no ending to true love.
How should a man be capable of grooming his own horse, or of furbishing his own spear and helmet, if he allows himself to become unaccustomed to tending even his own person, which is his most treasured belonging?
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.
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 do not pilfer victory.