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

—  Hannibal, As quoted in Hannibal : Enemy of Rome (1992) by Leonard Cottrell, p. 150.
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