25 Inspirational Alexander The Great Quotes On Success

25 Inspirational Alexander The Great Quotes On Success

Alexander The Great was a King (basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and he created one of the largest empires of the ancient world by the age of thirty, stretching from Greece to northwestern India. He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of history’s most successful military commanders. During his youth, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until age 16. May his quotes inspire you conquer your fears and live your dreams.

1. “There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” Alexander The Great

2. “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” Alexander The Great

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

4. “Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” Alexander The Great

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

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

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

8. “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

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

10. “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.” Alexander The Great

11. “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

12. “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

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

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

15. “Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.” Alexander The Great

16. “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

17. “Every light is not the sun.” Alexander The Great

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

19. “There is something noble in hearing myself ill spoken of when I am doing well.” Alexander The Great

20. “With the right attitude, self-imposed limitations vanish” Alexander The Great

21. “I do not steal victory.” Alexander The Great

22. “Are there no more worlds that I might conquer?” Alexander The Great

23. “How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.” Alexander The Great

24. “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

25. “In the end, when it’s over, all that matters is what you’ve done.” Alexander The Great