Julius Caesar Quotes (32 quotes)




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Variant:"... being instructed by experience, which is the best of teachers". From: The Commentaries of Caesar, Translated Into English (By William Duncan); to which is Prefixed a Discourse Concerning the Roman Art of War, Volume 2 (1806), p. 188
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Variant: "For what we wish we readily give credit to, and what we think ourselves, we hope is the opinion of other men." From: "Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and on the Civil War" (2005 edition), translated by W. A. MacDevitt, p. 263 - ISBN: 9780976072614
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As quoted in: "Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims, and Mottos, Classical and Mediæaeval, Including Law Terms and Phrases: With a Selection of Greek Quotations", Henry Thomas Riley, Bell & Daldy, 1866, p. 370
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Paraphrase. Quoted by Plutarch in "Plutarch's Lives", translated by W. R. Frazer (published in 1906), p. 203: "Caesar, according to his usual custom, happened to be signing his letters as he lay at table, when the conversation fell upon what was the best form of death. Anticipating all the rest, Caesar exclaimed: 'The unexpected.'"
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Quoted by Plutarch in "Parallel Lives". Also quoted in: C. Julii Cæsaris commentarii de bello Gallico, with notes by H. Young (1854 edition). According to Plutarch, Caesar spoke these works while crossing the Rubicon River.
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As quoted in Plutarch's Anthony (Written in 75 AD), translated by John Dryden
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In Latin: Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt. -Variant Translation: Men willingly believe what they wish. -Source: De Bello Gallico, Book III, Ch. 18
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The Gallic War: Seven Commentaries on The Gallic War with an Eighth Commentary by Aulus Hirtius (1996 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780191605666


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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Leader

Bio: Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman and a distinguished writer of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

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