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Julius Caesar Quotes


A Roman military and political leader. He played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.
(100 BC - 44 BC)

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And say to all the world, "This was a man!"
 

As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
[Courage]
 

Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
 

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
 

Even now we can draw back. But once we cross that little bridge, we must settle things by the sword.
 

Every woman's man, and every man's woman.
 

Experience is the teacher of all things.
[Experience]
 

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
 

I came, I saw, I conquered.
[Conquest]
 

I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
 

I have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.
 

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
 

I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
 

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
 

In war events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
[Cause]
 

It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
 

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
 

It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.
 

Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.
 

Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
 


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