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Genghis Khan was the founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. Here are 36 Inspirational Genghis Khan Quotes.

Genghis Khan Quotes

1. When it was wet, we bore the wet together, when it was cold, we bore the cold together. - Genghis Khan

2. Just as God gave different fingers to the hand so has He given different ways to men. - Genghis Khan

3. 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. - Genghis Khan

4. Not even a mighty warrior can brake 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

5. When my call is high, the obligations of me, too, are heavy, and I fear that my decision may be something they want. - Genghis Khan

6. Be of one mind and one faith, that you may conquer your enemies and lead long and happy lives. - Genghis Khan

7. As my calling is high, the obligations incumbent upon me are also heavy; and I fear that in my ruling there may be something wanting. - Genghis Khan

8. Violence never settles anything. - Genghis Khan

9. All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated. - Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan Quotes

10. 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

11. 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

12. People conquered on different sides of the lake should be ruled on different sides of the lake. - Genghis Khan

13. Say ye unto the Khwarezmians that I am the sovereign of the sunrise, and [he is] the sovereign of the sunset. Let there be between us a firm treaty of friendship, amity, and peace, and let traders and caravans on both sides come and go. - Genghis Khan

14. Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard. - Genghis Khan

15. 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

16. Oh people, know that you have committed great sins. If you ask me what proof I have for these words, I say it is because I am the punishment of God. If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you! - Genghis Khan

17. I am the flail of god. Had you not created great sins, god would not have sent a punishment like me upon you. - Genghis Khan

18. Man’s highest joy is in victory: to conquer one’s enemies; to pursue them; to deprive them of their possessions; to make their beloved weep; to ride on their horses; and to embrace their wives and daughters. - Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan Quotes

19. One of the joys of travel is visiting new towns and meeting new people. - Genghis Khan

20. Perhaps my children will live in stone houses and walled towns – Not I. - Genghis Khan

21. One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible. - Genghis Khan

22. Remember, you have no companions but your shadow. - Genghis Khan

23. A man’s greatest work is to break his enemies, to drive them before him, to take from them all the things that have been theirs, to hear the weeping of those who cherished them. - Genghis Khan

24. Heaven has appointed me to rule all the nations, for hitherto there has been no order upon the steppes. - Genghis Khan

25. 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. - Genghis Khan

26. Happiness lies in conquering one’s enemies, in driving them in front of oneself, in taking their property, in savoring their despair, in outraging their wives and daughters. - Genghis Khan

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

Genghis Khan Quotes

28. I am the punishment of God…If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you. - Genghis Khan

29. A person is more work to break his enemies, drive them before him, and of them all is to hear the screams of those they loved.

30. It is not sufficient that I succeed – all others must fail.

31. An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure.

32. I will rule them by fixed laws so that rest and happiness shall prevail in the world.

33. I’m going by the law, so that peace and happiness in the world there are hard and fast rule.

34. In the space of seven years I have succeeded in accomplishing a great work and uniting the whole world in one Empire.

35. 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.

36. Even when a friend does something you do not like, he continues to be your friend.


Best Genghis Khan Quotes

1.
“I am the punishment of God...If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.”
2.
“If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be afraid!”
3.
"An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure."

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