Quotes of Julius Caesar

“Veni, vidi, vici; I came, I saw, I conquered.”

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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 have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.”

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.”

 

“Which death is preferably to every other? “The unexpected”.”

 

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

 

“Men freely believe that which they desire.”

 

“Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.”

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