Famous Julius Caesar quotes

Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman. A member of the First Triumvirate, Caesar led the Roman armies in the Gallic Wars before defeating his political rival Pompey in a civil war, and subsequently became dictator of Rome from 49 BC until his assassination in 44 BC. Here are some of the Julius Caesar quotes from William Shakespeare.

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

“Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

“Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war!”

“Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world

Like a Colossus; and we petty men

Walk under his huge legs, and peep about

To find ourselves dishonorable graves.”

“A coward dies a thousand times before his death, but the valiant taste of death but once. It seems to me most strange that men should fear, seeing that death, a necessary end, will come when it will come.”

“When beggars die, there are no comets seen; the heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.”

Julius Caesar quotes

“There are no tricks in plain and simple faith.”

“As I love the name of honor more than I fear death.”

“As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.”

“O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, / That I am meek and gentle with these butchers!”

“You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things!”

julius caesar quotes

“O Judgment ! Thou art fled to brutish beasts, and men have lost their reason !”

“I was born free as Caesar; so were you”

“But men may construe things after their fashion, Clean from the purpose of the things themselves.”

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

“Of your philosophy you make no use, If you give place to accidental evils.”

“He that cuts off twenty years of life, Cuts off so many years of fearing death.”

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