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The mind is an empire unto itself.
No empire lasts forever, no dynasty continues unbroken. Some day, you and I will be mere legends. All that matters is whether we did what we could with the life that was given to us.
M. Zola sits down to give us a picture of the Second Empire. Who cares for the Second Empire now? It is out of date. Life goes faster than Realism, but Romanticism is always in front of Life.
This empire, unlike any other in the history of the world, has been built primarily through economic manipulation, through cheating, through fraud, through seducing people into our way of life, through the economic hit men. I was very much a part of that.
Look to the past and remember no empire rises that sooner or later won't fall.
Ideas have unhinged the gates of empires.
The great empire will be torn from limb, the all-powerful one for more than four-hundred years: Great power given to the dark one from slaves come.
I heard the Empire has a tyrannical and repressive government!"
"What form of government is that?" said Ponder Stibbons.
"A tautology," said the Dean, from above.
At some point you have to toss aside the things and people that don't work and JUST. BUILD. YOUR. EMPIRE.
To capture the human cost of fallen empire with all its horror and absurdity, Sheets offers the right combination: the political insight of a top reporter and the power of a novelist.
Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself.
The supreme empire is that of the Emperor who renounces all normal life, that of other men, and in who the care of supremacy doesn't weigh like a load of jewels.
the wages of empire is myopia
I say one evil empire down ... one to go.
Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day: Time's noblest offspring is the last.
THE EMPIRE NEVER ENDED.
This is my empire, Uriang-Khadai. I will not be made to leave. Ready the tumans for battle, Orlok. I will face my enemies and I will destroy them.
Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate.
(Los Angeles Times, July 20, 2003)
You're the empire I'd protect. You're my reason for serving. I want you above all else. You're my freedom.
You're not my enemy, but your Empire is.
Death! great proprietor of all! 'tis thine To tread out empire, and to quench the stars.
Empire always overreaches itself and thus dies by its own hand victim of its own ambitions
The empire of woman is an empire of softness, of address, of complacency. Her commands are caresses, her menaces are tears.
The age of empire had entered into the first gasps of its terminal phase.
Opinion crowns with an imperial voice.
All empire is no more than power in trust.
From the radiating point of Siwenna, the forces of the Empire reached out cautiously into the black unknown of the Periphery. Giant ships passed the vast distances that separated the vagrant stars at the Galaxy's rim, and felt their way around the outermost edge of Foundation influence.
Star Wars film is breaking all previous box office records. (Why might we want to revisit those characters, that narrative, those jokes and tropes again, in this way, right now? I wonder what it will turn out to reveal about the economics and politics of this moment.)
Universal empire is the prerogative of a writer. His concerns are with all mankind, and though he cannot command their obedience,he can assign them their duty. The Republic of Letters is more ancient than monarchy, and of far higher character in the world than the vassal court of Britain.
The Empire was quickly becoming the other, a featureless grey enemy that species of varied sorts would be able to stave off only if they united, all differences set aside. It was almost heartening to witness the dawn of hope, as cautious and fragile as it was.
We have created a Star Wars civilization, with Stone Age emotions, medieval institutions, and godlike technology.
We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality - judiciously, as you will - we'll act again, creating new realities ... we're history's actors ... and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do.
Every empire grows until its reach exceeds its grasp.
How shall we go about becoming the greatest empire on earth? Say, I know. Let's have our manliest sport involve butt-slapping, shoulder pads, and prancing.
The fate of the Empire rests on this enterprise. Every man must devote himself totally to the task in hand.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
the fate of an empire in many respects the most interesting in the world.
A single word has sometimes lost or won an empire ...
I'm as addicted to 'Power' as I am 'Empire.' I'm just grateful. We get a chance to have two phenomenal shows that we can enjoy. So when 'Empire' is over, 'Power' starts. When 'Power' is over, 'Empire' starts.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.
An empire built on blood and fire. The Valyrians reaped the seed they had sown.
Man who man would be, must rule the empire of himself.
The Empire is in chaos. As the old order crumbles, the fledgling New Republic seeks a swift end to the galactic conflict. Many Imperial leaders have fled from their posts, hoping to escape justice in the farthest corners of known space.
When there is power there is corruption, free yourself from these vicissitudes and you will build an empire based on your beliefs.
...if charity begins at home, empire begins in other men's homes.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
I do not know whether this universe has an emperor; all I know is that this empire is in chaos; universal order is a big delusion.
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
fallen empires of kings, dictators, and fools who were passionate, certain, and wrong.
For we by conquest, of our soveraine might,And by eternall doome of Fate's decree,Have wonne the Empire of the Heavens bright.
Better our evil empire than theirs.
Every vice of the Empire has been repeated in the Foundation. Inertia! Our ruling class knows one law; no
change. Despotism! They know one rule; force. Maldistribution! They know one desire; to hold what is
The home is the empire! There is no peace more delightful than one's own fireplace.
Sublime wonders lie in store,
I am shown a regal residence;
a mighty kingdom, an empire
with more grandeur than before ...
Let's save the human race, let's finish off the U.S. empire,
I've got a lot that I want to do, so I would like to expand my empire, for sure. I love it.
Only he who has no use for the empire is fit to be entrusted with it.
Violence and resistance are the only answer. Empire has to feel pain or it will never stop devouring you. It is only when a gun is put in a person's face that anything changes. All empires are hungry cannibals ...
People fail you, children disappoint you, thieves break in, moths corrupt, but an Order of the British Empire goes on for ever.
It is a cliche these days to observe that the United States now possesses a global empire - different from Britain's and Rome's but an empire nonetheless.
I'm a Star Wars fanatic.
The Empire's weapon may be destroyed, but the Empire itself lives on.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Truth, Freedom, and Religion, encouraged by the smiles of Justice and defended by her own patriotic sons.
I think of these imperial adventures like welfare programs; you start them with all good intentions, they never end, they go on forever and get more expensive as they go on.
Without the Empire we should be tossed like a cork in the cross current of world politics. It is at once our sword and our shield.
I am Emperor, my descendants will be numerous. From the second generation to the ten thousandth, my line will not end.
Empires rise and fall like the abdomen of God. It's just the universe breathing.
The foundations of Empire are often occasions of woe; their dismemberment, always.
Learn to think imperially.
In the last five or six thousand years, empires one after another have arisen, waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal revolution or attack from without.
The foundations of our Empire are now based more firmly than ever! The birth of a Crown Prince shows that the prosperity of the Imperial Household is increasing many times.
Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him.
The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Superstition, but at an Epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former period.
It's time for the people of the Empire State to strike back.
Empires come and go, but playgrounds last forever.
London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
I was a great admirer of George Lucas' work.
But though empires, like all the other works of men, have all hitherto proved mortal, yet every empire aims at immortality.
Elusive dreams and vague desires fanned to fiery needs by deadly deeds of falling empires.
I still believe that even though 'The Empire Strikes Back' is better in innumerable ways than 'Star Wars,' 'Star Wars' wins.
You've got an empire to run, I'm just your arm candy.
No empire intoxicated with the red wine of power and the plunder of weaker races has yet lived long in this world.
Ackbar interjects: But we also must recognize the Empire's ability to play the long game. Our victory over Endor was fortunate, but the Empire orchestrated that trap with great patience.
I thought I would change the worlds. What young fool doesn't? Instead, I have been swallowed by the machine of this vast empire as it rumbles inexorably on.
The empire long united must divide, long divided must unite; this is how it has always been.
Star Wars is a saga of Good vs. Evil, divided into nine parts.
Somehow, the remaining factions of the Empire are still fueling their war effort even months after the destruction of their second battle station.
I would employ the wise and strong of the empire, using righteousness to lead them. In this way, nothing is impossible.
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.
Mind, even more deadly to empires than to individuals, erodes them, compromises their solidity.
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 history of empires is the history of human misery.
I think The Empire Strikes Back had everything.
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Exceptionalism" is a shared self-description of imperial forms and . . . every empire imagines itself an exception.
All comparisons between America's current place in the world and anything legitimately called an empire in the past reveal ignorance and confusion about any reasonable meaning of the concept empire, especially the comparison with the Roman Empire.
I'm still a member of the Empire! Although I sometimes feel like an American with a British accent - you get contaminated after so long.
Stern men with empires in their brains.
And all dared to brave unknown terrors, to do mighty deeds, to boldly split infinitives that no man had split before
and thus was the Empire forged.
The global empire being forged before our eyes is not governed by any particular state or ethnic group. Much like the Late Roman Empire, it is ruled by a multi-ethnic elite, and is held together by a common culture and common interests.