Julius Caesar Quotes

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Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman army general who is probably not only famous for his military conquests and political wit but also his relationship with Queen Cleopatra of Egypt. Julius Caesar ruled Rome as a dictator from 49 BC until 44 BC when he was ousted from power by assassination.

Julius Caesar also wrote several books which includes The conquest of Gaul, The Gallic Wars and the Civil War as well as many others.

Here are some famous Julius Caesar quotes to inspire you about power, leadership and death:

Julius Caesar I Came, I Saw, I Conquered Quote

Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered.)

1. Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered.)

Julius Caesar

Famous Julius Caesar Quotes

Famous Julius Caesar Quotes

2. Experience is the teacher of all things. -Julius Caesar

3. Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion. -Julius Caesar

4. All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures. -Julius Caesar

5. It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life. -Julius Caesar

6. The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look. -Julius Caesar

7. Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true. -Julius Caesar

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

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9. I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory. -Julius Caesar

10. No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected. -Julius Caesar

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

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

13. What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also. -Julius Caesar

14. It was the wont of the immortal gods sometimes to grant prosperity and long impunity to men whose crimes they were minded to punish in order that a complete reverse of fortune might make them suffer more bitterly. -Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Quotes About Power

Julius Caesar Quotes About Power

15. I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome. -Julius Caesar

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

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17. 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. -Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Quotes On Leadership

Julius Caesar Quotes On Leadership

18. It’s only hubris if I fail. -Julius Caesar

19. I love treason but hate a traitor. -Julius Caesar

20. In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes. -Julius Caesar

21. The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of one’s army. -Julius Caesar

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

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23. He conquers twice, who shows mercy to the conquered. -Julius Caesar

24. It is better to suffer once than to be in perpetual apprehension. -Julius Caesar

25. I have always reckoned the dignity of the republic of first importance and preferable to life. -Julius Caesar

26. I am prepared to resort to anything, to submit to anything, for the sake of the commonwealth. -Julius Caesar

27. And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind is closed, the leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry infused with fear and blinded by patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto the leader and do it gladly so. -Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Quotes On Death

Julius Caesar Quotes On Death

28. I love the name of honor, more than I fear death. -Julius Caesar

29. Which death is preferably to every other? ‘The unexpected’. -Julius Caesar

30. Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

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

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

33. Many of you wished me dead. Many of you perhaps still do. But I hold no grudges and seek no revenge. I demand only this…that you join with me in building a new Rome, a Rome that offers justice, peace and land to all its citizens, not just the privileged few. Support me in this task, and old divisions will be forgotten. Oppose me, and Rome will not forgive you a second time. Senators, the war is over. -Julius Caesar