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#1. Those who were adept and brave fellows I have made military commanders. Those who were quick and nimble I have made herders of horses. Those who were not adept I have given a small whip and sent to be shepherds - Author: Genghis Khan
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#2. All who surrender will be spared ; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated . - Author: Genghis Khan
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#3. One doesn't have to invoke dominance to explain why Genghis Khan inseminated so many women that his Y chromosome is common in Central Asia today; it's enough to observe that he killed the women's fathers and husbands. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#4. The Greatest Happiness is to scatter your enemy and drive him before you. To see his cities reduced to ashes. To see those who love him shrouded and in tears. And to gather to your bosom his wives and daughters. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#5. Genghis Khan was a fascinating man and way ahead of his time. - Author: Ian Botham
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#6. My life was too short to acheive the conquest of the whole world ... - Author: Genghis Khan
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#7. Genghis Khan considered his daughters superior leaders compared to his sons, and he awarded them kingdoms that they defended tooth and nail (oftentimes against their male siblings). - Author: Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
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#8. He wasn't very lovable but he was bloody efficient. (Packer talking about Genghis Khan) - Author: Kerry Packer
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#9. Genghis Miliband roars up to the despatch box like a caged donkey. - Author: Andy Zaltzman
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#10. Man's highest joy is in victory: to conquer one's enemies; to pursue them; to deprive them of their possessions; to make their beloved weep; to ride on their horses; and to embrace their wives and daughters. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#11. It is easy to conquer the world from the back of a horse. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#12. Hush," said January. "We may be old, but we're not silly. Satan is a catchall term. It gives identity to our theory of a centralized leadership. Call him what you want, a maximum leader, a caudillo. A Genghis Khan or Sitting Bull. Or a council of wise men, or warlords. The concept is sound. Logical. - Author: Jeff Long
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#13. Little wonder I am celebrated by in-flight magazines everywhere as 'The Richard Branson of the Dark Ages - Author: Tom Doig
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#14. When I am gone, I do not want men to say Look at his piles of wealth, his cities, his palaces and fine clothes." Genghis paused for a moment. "Instead I want them to say Make sure he is truly dead. He is a vicious old man and he conquered half the world. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#15. One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#16. In the space of seven years I have succeeded in accomplishing a great work and uniting the whole world in one Empire. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#17. Obama is a chatterbox who makes Alan Alda look like Genghis Khan. - Author: Kathleen Parker
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#18. Happiness lies in conquering one's enemies, in driving them in front of oneself, in taking their property, in savoring their despair, in outraging their wives and daughters. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#19. Violence never settles anything. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#20. If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for, but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia. - Author: Hans Bethe
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#21. We are the silver people, the Mongols. When they ask, tell them there are no tribes. Tell them I am khan of the sea of grass, and they will know me by that name, as Genghis. Yes, tell them that. Tell them that I am Genghis and I will ride. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#22. If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be afraid! - Author: Genghis Khan
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#23. It's no more normal to be a bank-manager or a bus-conductor, than to be Baudelaire or Genghis Khan,' Moreland had once remarked. 'It just happens there are more of the former types. - Author: Anthony Powell
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#24. I hate luxury. I exercise moderation ... It will be easy to forget your vision and purpose one you have fine clothes, fast horses and beautiful women. [In which case], you will be no better than a slave, and you will surely lose everything. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#25. By the time Genghis Khan arrived to give his newest subjects their religious freedom, after first brutalizing them into submission, Darjmainia had developed its own very complex, partially amalgamated collection of sacred stories - Author: Tony McMillen
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#26. It extols death with the luminescent brilliance of a dying star. It is Genghis Khan bathed in sherbet ice cream. The mantis shrimp is the harbinger of blood-soaked rainbows. - Author: The Oatmeal
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#27. In spite of the seven thousand books of expert advice, the right way to disciplne a child is still a mystery to most fathers and ... mothers Only your grandmother and Genghis Khan know how to do it. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#28. Coach Genghis rather - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#29. There is no good in anything until it is finished. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#30. Heaven has appointed me to rule all the nations, for hitherto there has been no order upon the steppes. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#31. We will not stop until the sea bounds us in every direction. I am Genghis who say this and my word is iron. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#32. Will you tell me about Genghis Khan's whores while I'm in the bath?" "Hordes, not whores. He had both, though, now that you mention it." "Sounds like he was a busy guy." You have no idea. - Author: Kevin Hearne
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#33. Genghis Khan's 'arrow messengers' could travel 450 kilometers a day. - Author: Rory Stewart
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#34. The Goliath Corporation was to altruism what Genghis Khan was to soft furnishings. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#35. It is the relentless onward march of the texters, the SMS (Short Message Service) vandals who are doing to our language what Genghis Khan did to his neighbours 800 years ago. They are destroying it: pillaging our punctuation; savaging our sentences; raping our vocabulary. And they must be stopped. - Author: John Humphrys
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#36. Man's greatest joy is to slay his enemy, plunder his riches, ride his steeds, see the tears of his loved ones and embrace his women - Author: Genghis Khan
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#37. So this kid is what? A predestined Alexander? A Caesar? A Genghis? A Wiggin?" I ask. "This is slagging nonsense. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#38. With Heaven's aid I have conquered for you a huge empire. But my life was too short to achieve the conquest of the world. That task is left for you - Author: Genghis Khan
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#39. Violence never solves anything. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#40. You could eat sushi off my bookshelf. My cleaning regime is like a battleground. I'm Genghis Khan and my cleaning products are my Mongolian army and I take no prisoners. The rest of my life is an experiment in chaos so I like to keep my flat neat. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#41. Genghis snorted. Men always die in war. Their kings expect it. I want them to know that if they resist me, they are putting their hand in the mouth of a wolf. They will lose everything and they can expect no mercy. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#42. The pleasure and joy of man lies in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#43. To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China - so rich, so soft, so unaware. - Author: Garet Garrett
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#44. A man's greatest work is to break his enemies, to drive them before him, to take from them all the things that have been theirs, to hear the weeping of those who cherished them, to take their horses between his knees and to press in his arms the most desirable of their women. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#45. I feel like we are reintroducing historical figures, with the explorer Marco Polo and the grandson of Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan, the ruler of the Mongol empire, the trading place that everybody wanted to get involved in. - Author: Benedict Wong
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#46. The merit in action lies in finishing it to the end. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#47. Be of one mind and one faith, that you may conquer your enemies and lead long and happy lives. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#48. There is no value in anything until it is finished. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#49. Remember, you have no companions but your shadow - Author: Genghis Khan
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#50. It is not sufficient that I succeed - all others must fail. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#51. I came ready to fight Genghis Khan and I walk in on a shut-in playing the biggest Dungeons and Dragons game in history. - Author: Richard Kadrey
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#52. There's no more morality in world affairs, fundamentally, than there was at the time of Genghis Khan. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#53. Genghis had once told him he should never give an order they would not obey. He should never let them see the limits of his authority. The - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#54. One of the joys of travel is visiting new towns and meeting new people. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#55. The leader of an Earth organization who makes a commitment to history - of humans living on Earth, to begin permanent settlement/occupation of not the moon, but of another planet - this leader will have a legacy for history that will supersede Columbus, Genghis Khan or almost any recognized leader. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#56. Perhaps my children will live in stone houses and walled towns - Not I - Author: Genghis Khan
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#57. The great man, Genghis Khan, only knew how to shoot eagles with an arrow. The past is past. To see real heroes, look around you. - Author: Mao Tse-tung
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#58. If my body dies, let my body die, but do not let my country die. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#59. One of the first to reevaluate Genghis Khan was an unlikely candidate: peace advocate Jawaharlal Nehru, the father of Indian independence. - Author: Jack Weatherford
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#60. Genghis Khan decreed religious tolerance for all of his conquered peoples. So I think he definitely would approve of our constitutional protections of freedom of religion. I think he would also approve of the way the U.S. has been able to attract talented people from all over the world. - Author: Amy Chua
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#61. No friend is better than your own wise heart!" Genghis Khan - Author: Jack Weatherford
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#62. A man's greatest moment in life is when his enemy lays vanquished, his village aflame, his herds driven before you and his weeping wives and daughters are clasped to your breast. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#63. Even when a friend does something you do not like, he continues to be your friend. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#64. For the khan, we will take their cities, their women, and their lands. This is the great raid, the farthest strike in the history of the nation of Genghis. We will not be stopped. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#65. Come and sip from the cup of destruction. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#66. The strength of a wall is neither greater nor less than the courage of the men who defend it. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#67. A leader can never be happy until his people are happy. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#68. The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemies, to chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth, to see those dear to them bathed in tears, to clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#69. Despite his image as a bloody tyrant, Genghis was also forward thinking. His empire had the first international postal system, invented the concept of diplomatic immunity, and even allowed women in its councils. But more importantly, the Mongols were also unprecedented in their religious tolerance. - Author: James Rollins
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#70. Genghis nodded drunkenly. "Writing," he replied, scornfully. "It traps words."
"It makes them real, lord. It makes them last. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#71. Just as God gave different fingers to the hand so has He given different ways to men. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#72. I am the punishment of God ... If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#73. Today 8 percent of the men who live within the former territory of the Mongol Empire share a Y chromosome that dates to around the time of Genghis, most likely because they descended from him and - Author: Steven Pinker
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#74. It is also said that Genghis Khan wanted to attack the kingdom of Prester John, but that the latter repulsed him by unleashing thunderbolts against his armies. - Author: Rene Guenon
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#75. Outlawing the sale or barter of women marked Genghis Khan's first important departure from tribal practices regarding marriage, and gradually through a series of such changes he transformed the social position of his daughters, and thereby of all women, within his burgeoning empire. - Author: Jack Weatherford
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#76. A man's greatest joy is crushing his enemies. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#77. I am your brother. I was supposed to be your brother before either of us was born. Karmic debt. It appears I was Vlad the Impaler or Genghis Khan in a past life. - Author: Rob Thurman
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#78. My father was somewhat to the right of Genghis Khan. - Author: Lawrence Eagleburger
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#79. I am the punishment of GOD. If you have not committed sins than GOD would'nt have sent me. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#80. Despite all expectations, the time of my last campaign and of my passing is near. I wish to die at home. Let not my end disarm you, and on no account weep for me, lest the enemy be warned of my death. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#81. If one must drink, then let one drink thrice a month, for more is bad. If one gets drunk twice a month, it is better; if one gets drunk once a month, that is better still; and if one doesn't drink at all, that is the best of all. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#82. Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#83. People conquered on different sides of the lake should be ruled on different sides of the lake. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#84. An action comitted in anger is an action doomed to failure. - Author: Genghis Khan
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#85. The Republican Party under Genghis Bush did the devil's work. Bar the sainted Ron Paul, not a dog of a Republican lifted his leg in protest of the unjust war on Iraq. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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