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30 Inspirational Genghis Khan Quotes (WARRIOR)

Top 10 Most Famous Genghis Khan Quotes (BEST)

“Not even a mighty warrior can break a frail arrow when it is multiplied and supported by its fellows. As long as you brothers support one another and render assistance to one another, your enemies can never gain the victory over you. But if you fall away from each other your enemy can brake you like frail arrows, one at a time.”

Genghis Khan
If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be afraid!
If you’re afraid – don’t do it, – if you’re doing it – don’t be afraid!
The strength of a wall is neither greater nor less than the courage of the men who defend it.
The strength of a wall is neither greater nor less than the courage of the men who defend it.
I am the punishment of God... If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.
I am the punishment of God… If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.
One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible.
One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible.

“Heaven grew weary of the excessive pride and luxury of China… I am from the Barbaric North. I wear the same clothing and eat the same food as the cowherds and horse-herders. We make the same sacrifices and we share… our riches. I look upon the nation as a new-born child and I care for my soldiers as though they were my brothers.”

Genghis Khan
An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure.
An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure.
Remember, you have no companions but your shadow.
Remember, you have no companions but your shadow.
A leader can never be happy until his people are happy.
A leader can never be happy until his people are happy.
Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard.
Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard.

7 Wise Genghis Khan Quotes to Live By (WISDOM)

“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.”

Genghis Khan
There is no good in anything until it is finished.
There is no good in anything until it is finished.
The merit in action lies in finishing it to the end.
The merit in action lies in finishing it to the end.
One of the joys of travel is visiting new towns and meeting new people.
One of the joys of travel is visiting new towns and meeting new people.

“If unable to abstain from drinking, a man may get drunk three times a month; if he does it more than three times he is culpable; if he gets drunk twice a month it is better; if once a month, this is still more laudable; and if one does not drink at all what can be better? But where can I find such a man? If such a man were found he would be worthy of the highest esteem.”

Genghis Khan
To get drunken twice a month is better; once, still more praiseworthy. But not to drink at all – what could be better than this?
To get drunken twice a month is better; once, still more praiseworthy. But not to drink at all – what could be better than this?
Just as God gave different fingers to the hand so has He given different ways to men.
Just as God gave different fingers to the hand so has He given different ways to men.

2 Genghis Khan Quotes on Friendship

When it was wet, we bore the wet together, when it was cold, we bore the cold together.
When it was wet, we bore the wet together, when it was cold, we bore the cold together.
Even when a friend does something you do not like, he continues to be your friend.
Even when a friend does something you do not like, he continues to be your friend.

5 Genghis Khan Quotes on Attacking his Enemies

“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.”

Genghis Khan
All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated.
All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated.
Be of one mind and one faith, that you may conquer your enemies and lead long and happy lives.
Be of one mind and one faith, that you may conquer your enemies and lead long and happy lives.
It is not sufficient that I succeed - all others must fail.
It is not sufficient that I succeed – all others must fail.
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.
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.

3 Genghis Khan Quotes on Ruling an Empire

When my call is high, the obligations of me, too, are heavy, and I fear that my decision may be something they want.
When my call is high, the obligations of me, too, are heavy, and I fear that my decision may be something they want.
I will rule them by fixed laws so that rest and happiness shall prevail in the world.
I will rule them by fixed laws so that rest and happiness shall prevail in the world.
In the space of seven years I have succeeded in accomplishing a great work and uniting the whole world in one Empire.
In the space of seven years I have succeeded in accomplishing a great work and uniting the whole world in one Empire.

3 Genghis Khan Quotes on Death

“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.”

Genghis Khan
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.
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.
If my body dies, let my body die, but do not let my country die.
If my body dies, let my body die, but do not let my country die.

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