I am not carrying on a war of extermination against the Romans. I am contending for honor and empire. My ancestors yielded to Roman valour. I am endeavouring that others, in their turn, will be obliged to yield to my good fortune, and my valour.

— Hannibal

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A robin red-breast in a cage, puts all of Heaven in a rage.

Think to yourself that every day is your last. The hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise. As for me, when you want a good laugh, you will find me in fine state... fat and sleek, a true hog of Epicurus's herd.

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Words are living things. They have personality, point of view... agenda.

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All good things to those who wait.

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Nothing more isolating than a mental illness.

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Let us now relieve the Romans of their fears by the death of a feeble old man.

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We're like socks. You can put us through a rough wash once, but you'll never use us again.

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I swear so soon as age will permit ... I will use fire and steel to arrest the destiny of Rome.

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We evolved the ability to communicate disappointment to teach those around us good manners

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Your dreams were the one place you could be physically safe.

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We will either find a way, or make one.

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As your mother tells you, and my mother certainly told me, it is important, she always used to say, always to try new things.

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I was curious what would happen.

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About Hannibal

Quotes 29 sayings
Profession Military Commander
Birthday October 16

I have come not to make war on the Italians, but to aid the Italians against Rome.

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If we cannot find a way, we will make one.

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Killing must feel good to God too. He does it all the time. Did God feel good about that? He felt powerful.

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Dogs keep a promise a person can't.

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As a doctor I had no choice. As a philosopher I had too many.

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You put the life in your belly and you live.

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God has given to man no sharper spur to victory than contempt of death.

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Many things which nature makes difficult become easy to the man who uses his brains.

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Perception is a tool that's pointed on both ends.

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Discourtesy is unspeakably ugly to me.

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You want the scent? Smell yourself!

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Let us ease the Roman people of their continual care, who think it long to await the death of an old man.

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It's not what you appreciate; it's that you appreciate.

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The mongoose I want under the stairs when the snakes slither by.

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We will find a way or we shall make one

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The mirrors in your mind can reflect the best of yourself, not the worst of someone else.

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