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Alexander the Great Quotes


Alexander III of Macedon, popularly known as Alexander the Great, was a Greek king of Macedon. He is the most celebrated member of the Argead Dynasty and created one of the largest empires in ancient history.
(356 - 323 BC)

A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
[Greatness]
 

Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
 

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

I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
 

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
[Teaching]
 

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 would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.
 

Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
 

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.