Hooray, hooray, we Greeks have won!
But I showed that good-for-nothing Leonidas!
He's a coward and a traitor, that Archimedes! An enemy descends upon our city, and he draws his circles!
The Statesman Cato
What's that? Hunger? Famine? Crop failure? That's nothing. First of all, Carthage must be destroyed.
Sure, he wanted to save the world, why not, but he shouldn't have gotten caught up with those Pharisees.
The persecution of Christians is a lie. We are merely arguing against their conception of the world.
We too have come to save the world.
Boleslav the Cruel
...the thing with that Václav, that was a political necessity.
Burn and slash on! This concerns the grandeur of Tartary.
Yes, but we fight in the name of God.
I have attained unanimity. Everyone must listen.
You squalid lot, I made a great nation out of you!
After St. Bartholomew's Day
Oof!...We have recreated spiritual unity in the nation.
Education? Oh, sir, I've read all about it!
You know, benevolent God, that inhumanity is alien to me. The Aztecs, of course, are not human.
Shut your mouth, my heroes!
We have burned the village of Twi. Our victory is a new page in the history of the world.
Over a Fallen Enemy
He started it. He couldn't defend himself, and there was peace.
Looter of the Slain
None of this feeble humanity! War is war.
Inhabitants slaughtered and city burned by simple calm and discipline.
We fight for an exalted idea: for its victory.
Is Hus correct? I'll tell you one thing: his strategy isn't.
What does that Galileo say? The earth revolves around the sun? Hmm, I have bigger fish to fry!
Yet Another Dictator
I have taken away their freedom, but in return I have given them self-confidence.
LN, 30 April, 1933