We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy… able to take on and conquer anything and live in the world without the need for other people.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
Temptation, if it is not to conquer, must not fall like a bomb against another bomb of instantaneous moral explosions, but against the strong walls of an impregnable fortress strongly built up, stone by stone, beginning at that distant day when the foundations were first laid.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower.
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who’ve no retreat.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
Ye are brothers, ye are men, and we conquer but to save.