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Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan (A.K.A Chingis-Khan, 1162 – 1227), born Temujin, was the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise.


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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.

Without the vision of a goal, a man cannot manage his own life, much less the lives of others.

If you're afraid – don't do it, – if you're doing it – don't be afraid!


Chingis-Khan, Genghis Khan leadership quotes: Pride, A leader can never be happy until his people are happy.



A leader can never be happy until his people are happy.

When it was wet, we bore the wet together, when it was cold, we bore the cold together.


I hate luxury. I exercise moderation… It will be easy to forget your vision and purpose once 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.

No friend is better than your own wise heart!
Although there are many things you can rely on,
no one is more reliable than yourself.
Although many people can be your helper, no one should be closer to you than your own consciousness.
Although there are many things you should cherish,
no one is more valuable than your own life.

If the great, the military leaders and the leaders of the many descendants of the ruler who will be born in the future, should not adhere strictly to the Yasa, then the power of the state will be shattered and come to an end, no matter how they then seek Genghis Khan, they shall not find him.

Be of one mind and one faith,
that you may conquer your enemies and
lead long and happy life >>>

Pride is more difficult to subdue than a wild lion.
If you can’t swallow your pride, you can’t lead.

The vision should never stray far from
the teaching of the elders.
The old tunic fits better and it always more comfortable; it survives the hardships of the bush while the new or untried tunic is quickly torn.

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

Conquering the world on horseback is easy;
it is dismounting and governing that is hard.

People conquered on different sides of the lake should be ruled on different sides of the lake.

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

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