Julius Caesar Quotes

Julius Caesar Quotes

Introduction

Julius Caesar was a Roman statesman, general, and author who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. He was born on July 12 or 13, 100 BC, in Rome, Italy.

Caesar was born into a patrician family, and he quickly rose to prominence as a politician and military leader. He served as consul in 59 BC, and he later led a series of successful military campaigns in Gaul, Britain, and Egypt.

In 44 BC, Caesar was assassinated by a group of senators who were opposed to his increasingly authoritarian rule. His death marked the end of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire.

Caesar is perhaps best known for his military conquests and his political ambitions, which led him to declare himself dictator for life. He is also known for his literary works, including his Commentaries on the Gallic War and his famous phrase, “Veni, Vidi, Vici” (“I came, I saw, I conquered”).

Despite his controversial legacy, Caesar is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in Roman history, and his impact on Western civilization cannot be overstated. His life and career continue to fascinate historians, scholars, and readers around the world.


Experience is the teacher of all things.


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


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


Men willingly believe what they wish.


The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of the army.


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


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


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


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


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

Julius Caesar Quotes
Julius Caesar Quotes

50+ Julius Caesar Quotes


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


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


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


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


The die is cast.


Let the die be cast.


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


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


In war, the first casualty is truth.


It is not enough to take steps which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.

Julius Caesar Quotes
Julius Caesar Quotes


Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.


Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.


The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.


The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.


I had rather be feared than loved.


In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.


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


There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.


If you want peace, prepare for war.


All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures.

Julius Caesar Quotes
Julius Caesar Quotes


I am the one who conquered the Gauls, and not a single one of them escaped me.


The Gauls were my best friends.


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.


The gods help those who help themselves.

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


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


It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.


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.

Julius Caesar Quotes
Julius Caesar Quotes


I came, I saw, I conquered.


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


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


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


Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.


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


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


What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.
The die is cast.


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

Julius Caesar Quotes
Julius Caesar Quotes


Men willingly believe what they wish.


Which death is preferably to every other? ‘The unexpected’.


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


Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.


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


Men freely believe that which they desire.


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