Julius Caesar, fully Gaius Julius Caesar

Julius
Caesar, fully Gaius Julius Caesar
100 B.C.
44 B.C.

Roman General and Statesman, Writer of Latin Prose, Dictator of the Roman Republic

Author Quotes

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

In extreme danger fear feels no pity.

In war events of importance are the result of trivial causes.

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.

And you, son? [Caesar's last words, spoken to Marcus Junius Brutus]

Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.

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

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

Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

Men willingly believe what they wish to be true.

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.

Men willingly believe what they wish.

Gaul is subdued.

No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.

I assure you I had rather be the first man here than the second man in Rome.

Of all these, the Belgae are the bravest/strongest .

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

The die is cast.

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

What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.

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

Which death is preferably to every other? 'The unexpected'.

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

Author Picture
First Name
Julius
Last Name
Caesar, fully Gaius Julius Caesar
Birth Date
100 B.C.
Death Date
44 B.C.
Bio

Roman General and Statesman, Writer of Latin Prose, Dictator of the Roman Republic