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This page is reserved as a database for all of the quotations featured in Knightfall whether they be on the article's header or within the content. Quotations are designed to be article and historically relevant, though many quotations will come from character that do not exist in this fictional timeline due to butterflies. Unless noted otherwise, all quotations are historical and will usually have a supporting source.
Quotes from the Khans
|“||Even if a snowstorm stands in the way of the appointment, even if rain hinders the meeting, we [should] not be late.||”|
—-The Secret History of the Mongols
|“||One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible.||”|
—Allegedly said by Genghis Khan in his unification of Mongolia.
|“||If unable to abstain from drinking, a man may get drunk three times a month; if he does it more than three times he is culpable; if he gets drunk twice a month it is better; if once a month, this is still more laudable; and if one does not drink at all what can be better? But where can I find such a man? If such a man were found he would be worthy of the highest esteem||”|
—Genghis Khan- First Khan of the Mongol Empire, Secret History of the Mongols
|“||"If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be afraid!"||”|
—Genghis Khan, First Khan of the Mongol Empire
|“||The merit of an action, lies in finishing it to the end.||”|
—Genghis Khan, in conversation with his sons.
|“||I will rule them by fixed laws to that rest and happiness shall prevail in the world.||”|
—Genghis Khan, after becoming first khan of the Mongol Empire.
|“||Send us your ambassadors: and thus we shall judge whether you wish to be at peace with us or at war...if you make war on us, the Everlasting God, who makes easy what was difficult and makes near what was far, knows that we know what our power is||”|
—-Mongke Khan Fourth Khan of the Mongol Empire, writing to King Louis IX of France
Quotes by others
|“||Words, as a Tartar's bow, do shoot back upon the understanding of the wisest, and mightily entangle and pervert the judgment.||”|
—-Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
|“||Never break the peace which good and true men make between you and others.||”|
—Njals saga, originally written in Iceland, 1300
|“||It is for this reason that we have thought fit to send to you our beloved son Friar Laurence of Portugal and his companions of the Order of Friars Minor, the bearers of this letter, men remarkable for their religious spirit, comely in their virtue and gifted with a knowledge of Holy Scripture, so that following their salutary instructions you may acknowledge Jesus Christ the very Son of God and worship His glorious name by practicing the Christian religion.||”|
—Pope Innocent IV -Letter to the King of The Tartars sent to Guyuck Khan, 1245
|“||To surrender the city to you is beyond my authority or anyone else's who lives in it, for all of us, after taking the mutual decision, shall die of our own free will without trying to save our lives.||”|
—Constantine XI Palaiologos in response to an offer of surrender by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II
Music is from taken from Marco Polo Series presented by the Yigit Biber YouTube Channel. Marco Polo was produced by Electus and the Weinstein Company and distributed by Netflix.
Both songs presented were played by the Altan Urag group.