Qin Shi Huang
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- The reason why China suffers bitterly from endless wars is because of the existence of feudal lords and kings. A reliance on ancestral temples initially brought stability, but the revival of states results in the spread of soldiers. Doing so will never bring about stability!
- I have collected all the writings of the Empire and burnt those which were of no use.
- As quoted in The Tyrants: 2500 Years of Absolute Power and Corruption (2006) by Clive Foss, p. 10, ISBN 1905204965
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- To have a great peace, the state must be united. The king does what he must to fulfill his responsibilities as a king.