empire quotes

It is up to you civilians to give a hand to show that we intend to take our responsibilities to maintain the integrity of our Empire, by giving the world proof that we have not all sold out to the Jew or Plutocrat.John Amery

By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.Barbara Amiel

Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire. It is malevolent, destructive and expanding. It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.Barbara Amiel

The interests of the Soviet Union are in controlling highly developed countries and having the benefit of their economies so that they can run their own inefficient empire.Barbara Amiel

The People's Republic of China has not yet reached the military might of the Soviet Empire. It requires a little more time and a little more infusion of Western aid, loans, technology and the hard currency of our tourists.Barbara Amiel

There's only one reason to be crucified under the Roman Empire, and that is for treason or sedition. Crucifixion, we have to understand, was not actually a form of capital punishment for Rome. In fact, it was often the case that the criminal would be killed first and then crucified.Reza Aslan

American audiences tend to underappreciate the British, but 240 years ago they were us: They were the most powerful nation on Earth. Their mercantile empire spanned the planet. They had the most potent and experienced army and navy the world had ever seen.Rick Atkinson

My last days at MGM were like the fall of the Roman Empire in fast motion.Joseph Barbera

The Sixties are now considered a historical period, just like the Roman Empire.Dave Barry

The world has fundamentally changed. It fundamentally changed when the Berlin Wall came down and the 'evil empire' ceased to exist. We are engaged around the world whether we like it or not.Robert Foster Bennett

In every island of the Aegean Sea are found abundant traces of a vast prehistoric empire.James Theodore Bent

All through the years of the Soviet empire, its Politburo held 'elections.' Of course, calling something an election and actually having it be an election are different things.Benazir Bhutto

No one could seriously dispute that almost all of sub-Saharan Africa, all of North Africa except Morocco, all of the Middle East except Israel and Jordan and most of the oil-rich states, and the entire former British Indian Empire were better governed by Europeans.Conrad Black

I just watch movies I like over and over. It seems to be a lot of sci-fi stuff. My favorites are probably - besides the first two 'Alien' films, I watch '2001', I watch 'Star Wars', the first ones, because those actually had a huge effect on me as well, 'Empire Strikes Back' especially.Neill Blomkamp

I have my fashion empire to build.Ozwald Boateng

The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment.Edward Bond

There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite.Jorge Luis Borges

I'm a businesswoman who's serious about her money. I want an empire.Toni Braxton

My family and I have been blessed with good fortune in the world of business. We've created quite a net worth. My children, two boys, have more money than they will ever need, and they aren't empire builders.Eli Broad

Whenever I say that America has become an empire, someone is sure to say I'm being ridiculous.Harry Browne