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Of course, mankind would not have landed on the Moon in 1969, were it not for two things: conquered Nazi rocket technology and post-war anti-Communist paranoia in the United States.
Here's the reality. The image of a white Jesus has been used to justify enslavement, conquest, colonialism, the genocide of indigenous peoples. There are literally millions of human beings whose lives have been snuffed out by people who conquered under the banner of a white god.
Dignity belongs to the conquered.
Fear can be conquered. I became a better person and a better football player when I learned that lesson.
Playing Karen was so satisfying that it almost cured my acting bug completely. Not that I had conquered the world of acting. It was just that I had something to prove to myself when I started Will & Grace. Now I feel like, okay, well, I've satisfied that.
Now that I have conquered social anxiety disorder, I find pleasure in fans approaching me.
Woe to the conquered.
Material loss can be made up through renewed labor, but the moral wrong which has been inflicted upon the conquered peoples, in the peace dictates, leaves a burning scar on the people's conscience.
No beast has ever conquered the earth; and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
War... is harmful, not only to the conquered but to the conqueror.
Ludwig von Mises
The victors in great wars have always been spiritually defeated by the conquered.
George William Russell
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature .
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
I'm very excited that I can get on a skateboard and skateboard down the street now. That was something I never thought I'd be able to do. I conquered my fears.
I knew I'd conquered America when Mike Tyson told me I was one mean lady.
I want to let little kids know that no matter what situation they come up in, that they're not exempt from success. All I ever wanted was for people to believe in me and just recognize my potential. I came, I struggled, I made it, I conquered.
With Germany conquered, the Kremlin checkmated, Japan converted, it became easier - safer - to peek around looking for someone to fear... and maybe do something about. Ideally, somebody far away, from a country about which almost nothing was known.
David Douglas Duncan
God has made Canada one of those nations which cannot be conquered and cannot be destroyed, except by itself.
I conquered my stage fright a long time ago. In my line of work, it's kind of a pre-requisite that you not feel bad about looking stupid in front of a lot of people.
Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control.
We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind.
John Robert Seeley
The northern nations who burst the barriers of the Roman Empire and spread themselves over the most flourishing countries of Europe soon became sensible of the advantages and pleasures of civilization. They adopted the improvements and, in some instances, the language, laws, and manners of the more cultivated nations whom they had conquered.
Benjamin Robbins Curtis
I think space will be conquered through the mind rather than the clumsy medium of space travel.
Facebook has conquered much of the world.
Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own.
I have a father who came from nothing and conquered the world. The last thing I'm going to do is sit here and spend his money and try to look pretty. That's not interesting to me at all.
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