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A collection of memorable quotes and sayings by Julius Caesar on power, principles, pride, men, friendship, war, and revenge.

66 Memorable Quotes By Julius Caesar

Quick Facts

Famous As: Former Roman dictator

Born On: July 13, 100

Died On: March 15, 44

Born In: Rome, Italy

Died At Age: 56

Roman politician and historian, Julius Caesar is credited for Latin prose. His contribution to history is unmatched. A highly intelligent man, he firmly believed in the power of brains over body. His intelligence helped him to rise to the top of political hierarchy in a relatively short span of time. His valour and battle skills was admired by the Romans, which eventually led him to become a dictator of the nation. Policies formed by Caesar are used till date. We have picked some of his most famous quotes from his speeches and writing that are relevant even today. Here some of his most powerful quotes on power, principles, pride, men, friendship, war, and revenge.

All Gaul is divided into three parts.

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Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look

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In war trivial causes produce momentous events.

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Men willingly believe when they want to.

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I wished my wife to be not so much as suspected. Common traditional saying: Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

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Men gladly believe what they wish. -Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt

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People readily believe what they want to believe.

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In war, important events result from trivial causes.

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I would rather be the first man in a barbarian village than the second man in Rome.

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I believe that the members of my family must be as free from suspicion as from actual crime.

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The things that we want we willingly believe, and the things that we think we expect everyone else to think.

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To win by strategy is no less the role of a general than to win by arms.

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

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Our men must win or die. Pompey's men have... other options.

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As a result of a general defect of nature, we are either more confident or more fearful of unusual and unknown things.

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Beer ... a high and mighty liquor.

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Avoid an unusual and unfamiliar word just as you would a reef.

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Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

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Go on, my friend, and fear nothing; you carry Caesar and his fortune in your boat.

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Set honor in one eye and death in th' other, and I will look on both indifferently. I love then name of honor more than I fear death.

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Wine and other luxuries have a tendency to enervate the mind and make men less brave in battle.

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I am going to Spain to fight an army without a general, and thence to the East to fight a general without an army.

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It's only hubris if I fail.

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It is the right of war for conquerors to treat those whom they have conquered according to their pleasure.

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No music is so charming to my ear as the requests of my friends, and the supplications of those in want of my assistance.

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Arms and laws do not flourish together.

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The Celts were fearless warriors because they wish to inculcate this as one of their leading tenets, that souls do not become extinct, but pass after death from one body to another.

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The die has been cast.

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Men's minds tend to fear more keenly those things that are absent.

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All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures.

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I love treason but hate a traitor.

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The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of one's army

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War gives the right to the conquerors to impose any condition they please upon the vanquished.

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He conquers twice, who shows mercy to the conquered.

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It is better to suffer once than to be in perpetual apprehension.

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If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition.

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As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see.

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The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look.

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In the end, it is impossible not to become what others believe you are.

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A coward dies a thousand deaths, the gallant never taste of death but once.

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Without training, they lacked knowledge. Without knowledge, they lacked confidence. Without confidence, they lacked victory.

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

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Men willingly believe what they wish.

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

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I have always reckoned the dignity of the republic of first importance and preferable to life.

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

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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.

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The die is cast.

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Men freely believe that which they desire.

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Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.

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

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

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

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

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Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

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

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I am prepared to resort to anything, to submit to anything, for the sake of the commonwealth.

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

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

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

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

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Experience is the teacher of all things.

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Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

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I came, I saw, I conquered.

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

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

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