45 Alexander the Great Quotes on Success, Greatness, and War

Alexander III of Macedon, also known as Alexander the Great, was the king of Macedon in ancient Greece.


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1. “With the right attitude, self-imposed limitations vanish.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


2. “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.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


3. “There are so many worlds and I have not yet conquered even one.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


4. “Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.” ~ (Alexander the Great Quotes).

“I do not steal victory.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

5. “I do not steal victory.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


6. “I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


7. “In the end, when it’s over, all that matters is what you’ve done.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


8. “There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


9. “If I could not be Alexander I would be Diogenes.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


10. “Every light is not the sun.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

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11. “Glory crowns the deeds of those who expose themselves to toils and dangers.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

“Each moment free from fear makes a man immortal.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

12. “Each moment free from fear makes a man immortal.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

13. “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.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


14. “An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

15. “When we give someone our time, we actually give a portion of our life that we will never take back.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


16. “May God keep you away from the venom of the cobra, the teeth of the tiger, and the revenge of the Afghans.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

17. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

18. “On their side more men are standing, on ours more will fight!” ~ (Alexander the Great Quotes).

19. “But truly, if I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


20. “Are there no more worlds that I might conquer?” ~ (Alexander the Great).

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“A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

21. “Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” – Alexander the Great.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


22. “Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

23. “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.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

24. “I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


25. “Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

26. “The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

27. “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.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


28. “There is something noble in hearing myself ill spoken of, when I am doing well;.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

29. “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.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

30. “I am involved in the land of a leonine and brave people, where every foot of the ground is like a well of steel, confronting my soldier. You have brought only one son into the world, but everyone in this land can be called an Alexander.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

31. “We of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


32. “How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

33. “I foresee a great funeral contest over me.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

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34. “Are you still to learn that the end and perfection of our victories is to avoid the vices and infirmities of those whom we subdue?” ~ (Alexander the Great).


35. “I am dying with the help of too many physicians.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

36. “Shall I pass by and leave you lying there because of the expedition you led against Greece, or shall I set you up again because of your magnanimity and your virtues in other respects?” ~ (Alexander the Great).

37. “I send you a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of my victory.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

38. “At Achilles tomb, O fortunate youth, to have found Homer as the herald of your glory!” ~ (Alexander the Great).

39. “I consider not what Parmenio should receive, but what Alexander should give.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


40. “O Athenians, what toil do I undergo to please you!” ~ (Alexander the Great).

41. “Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

42. “Toil and risk are the price of glory, but it is a lovely thing to live with courage and die leaving an everlasting fame.” ~ (Alexander the Great).


43. “True love never has a happy ending, because there is no ending to true love.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

44. “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.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

45. “God must have loved Afghans because he made them so beautiful.” ~ (Alexander the Great).

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