Famous Hannibal quotes from Carthage

Hannibal was a Carthaginian general and statesman who commanded the forces of Carthage in their battle with the Roman Republic during the Second Punic War. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest military commanders in history. Here are some of the Hannibal quotes from Carthage.

“I will either find a way or make one.”

“Many things which nature makes difficult become easy to the man who uses his brains.”

“Perception is a tool that’s pointed on both ends.”

“The mirrors in your mind can reflect the best of yourself, not the worst of someone else.”

“I am not carrying on a war of extermination against the Romans. I am contending for honor and empire. My ancestors yielded to Roman valor. I am endeavoring that others, in their turn, will be obliged to yield to my good fortune, and my valor.”

“Killing must feel good to God too. He does it all the time. Did God feel good about that? He felt powerful.”

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“Dogs keep a promise a person can’t.”

“Words are living things. They have personality, point of view… agenda.”

“God has given to man no sharper spur to victory than contempt of death.”

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“Your dreams were the one place you could be physically safe.”

“I have come not to make war on the Italians, but to aid the Italians against Rome.”

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“I was curious what would happen.”

“The mongoose I want under the stairs when the snakes slither by.”

“You put the life in your belly and you live.”

“Let us ease the Roman people of their continual care, who think it long to await the death of an old man.”

“As your mother tells you, and my mother certainly told me, it is important, she always used to say, always to try new things.”

“Discourtesy is unspeakably ugly to me.”

“You want the scent? Smell yourself!.”

“We evolved the ability to communicate disappointment to teach those around us good manners”

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