quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation. Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent.

— Napoleon Bonaparte

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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds

If God is for us, who can be against us?

For what fortress, what city, in the wide extent of the Roman empire, can hope to exist, secure and impregnable, if it is our pleasure that it should be erased from the earth?

Do not say that! How few are the Romans and how numerous are we ! 'An army's strength lies not in numbers of men but in Allah's help, and its weakness lies in being forsaken by Allah

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.

As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding.

Like the Roman, I seem to see "the River Tiber foaming with much blood.

The Berbers belong to a powerful, formidable, and numerous people;

a true people like so many others, the world has seen - like the Arabs, the Persians, the Greeks and the Romans.

Our German Fatherland to which I hope will be granted.

.. to become in the future as closely united, as powerful, and as authoritative as once the Roman world-empire was, and that, just as in the old times they said, Civis romanus sum, hereafter, at some time in the future, they will say, I am a German citizen.

the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.

The supreme nobility of a Roman emperor does not consist in being a master of slaves, but in being a lord of free men, who loves freedom even in those who serve him.

The cliché, God hates the sin but love the sinner, is false on the face of it and should be abandoned. Fourteen times in the first fifty Psalms alone, we are told that God hates the sinner, His wrath is on the liar, and so forth. In the Bible, the wrath of God rests both on the sin (Romans 1:18ff) and on the sinner (John 3:36).

Behold them, conquerors of the world, the toga-clad race of Romans!

A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.

Would that the Roman people had but one neck!

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire.

With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.

Why is the sky blue? Why is water wet? Why did Judas rat to the Romans while Jesus slept?

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

Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries from the 13th to the 20th.

The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful.

The Jews were destroying both Greeks and Romans.

They ate the flesh of their victims, made belts for themselves out of their entrails, and daubed themselves with their blood... In all, 220,000 men perished in Cyrene and 240,000 in Cyprus, and for this reason no Jew may set foot in Cyprus today.

We must now face the difficult task of moving towards a single economy, a single political entity .. For the first time since the fall of the Roman Empire we have the opportunity to unite Europe.

I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.

We're weird roman candles burning bright at both ends.

At the end of the road's where this story begins. Where the green of the gulf meets the blue of the sea. What makes it all happen is still a mystery to me. But those crazy days and those crazy ways, we never want to undo. We'll be together, now and forever.

In the entire first Christian century Jesus is not mentioned by a single Greek or Roman historian, religion scholar, politician, philosopher or poet. His name never occurs in a single inscription, and it is never found in a single piece of private correspondence. Zero! Zip references!

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What i would not do is flaunt my Indianess by wearing a saree to work everyday, because it distracts from the Job. So, i would not do that. When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Social events are different. If i feel comfortable in a saree for a social event, I wear it.

The principle of equity first came into evidence in Roman jurisprudence and was derived by analogy from the physical meaning of the word.

What have the Romans ever done for us?

Daniel was in the greatest credit amongst the Jews, till the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian . And to reject his prophecies, is to reject the Christian religion. For this religion is founded upon his prophecy concerning the Messiah .

Remember, gentlemen, what a Roman emperor said: The corpse of an enemy always smells sweet.

A single friar who goes counter to all Christianity for a thousand years must be wrong.

It would be some time before I fully realized that the United States sees little need for diplomacy; power is enough. Only the weak rely on diplomacy. The Roman Empire had no need for diplomacy. Nor does the United States.

I have never been brought up a Catholic - I mean, a Roman Catholic - we're all Catholics, aren't we? We're Protestant Catholics, whether we're from Methodist or Baptist or what.

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