The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
I have not become the Kings First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire.
On 16 September 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died.
I have conquered an empire but I have not been able to conquer myself.
Extended empires are like expanded gold, exchanging solid strength for feeble splendor.
A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.
The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation.
What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
Bring me men to match my mountains: Bring me men to match my plains: Men with empires in their purpose and new eras in their brains.
With the NDAA, his failure to close Guantanamo Bay and the ramping use of drones, President Obama looks suspiciously like President Bush, a man on a quest for American Empire.
The Sixties are now considered a historical period, just like the Roman Empire.
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
Your real self - the "I am I" - is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.
The most fundamental purpose of government is defense, not empire.
During the first six years of my life, Hungary was one of the most important components of the Habsburg dynasty's vast Austro-Hungarian Empire, but after World War I it became an independent national entity.
The lyrics are constructed as empirically as the music.