Cyrus the Great Quotes

    1. “Success always calls for greater generosity – though most people, lost in the darkness of their own egos, treat it as an occasion for greater greed.”

    2. “In my empire, everyone is free to choose their own religion.”

    3. “You cannot be buried in obscurity: You are exposed upon a grand theater to the view of the world.”

    4. “Whenever you can, act as a liberator.”

    5. “The will of the people is the best law.”

    6. “I am Cyrus, King of the world, great king, mighty king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad.”

    7. “Do not be concerned with the speed of your accomplishment. Be concerned with the quality of your accomplishment.”

    8. “Be relentless in your pursuit of truth, and let the reward of your actions be the good that comes to your people.”

    9. “Let there be no compulsion in religion.”

    10. “To be a great leader, one must first understand the nature of his people and their desires.”