Julius Caesar Quotes

Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar (12 July 100 BC ā€“ 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman religious, military, and political leader. He played an important part in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. His conquest of Gaul extended the Roman world all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, with the first Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses of all time, as well as a brilliant politician and one of the ancient world’s strongest leaders.

I came, I saw, I conquered.

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

Experience is the teacher of all things.

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The die is cast.

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

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


About the alchemist

Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing, there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn't make any sense. ~Rumi
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2 Responses to Julius Caesar Quotes

  1. Tom Schultz says:

    Interesting, esp the last one. Did Shakespeare get his dialogue (Cassius has a lean and hungry look) from real Caesar quote?

  2. I feel Caesar’s power and authority in these one-line quotes. My favorite is “The die is cast”. Poetry and power in so few words. Thanks for sharing this inspiration and history.

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