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As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see.  - Julius Caesar
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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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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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