65 Julius Caesar Quotes On Brutus, Power, Success, Life

Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general and statesman who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. These Julius Caesar quotes will motivate you.

Best Julius Caesar Quotes

  1. “Without training, they lacked knowledge. Without knowledge, they lacked confidence. Without confidence, they lacked victory.” ~ Julius Caesar
  2. “If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.” ~ Julius Caesar
  3. “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
  4. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” ~ Julius Caesar

  5. “The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look.” ~ Julius Caesar
  6. “A coward dies a thousand deaths, the gallant never taste of death but once.” ~ Julius Caesar
  7. “In the end, it is impossible not to become what others believe you are.” ~ Julius Caesar
  8. “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
  9. “Experience is the teacher of all things.” ~ Julius Caesar

  10. “As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men’s minds more seriously than what they see.” ~ Julius Caesar
  11. “Men, in general, are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.” ~ Julius Caesar
  12. “If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition.” ~ Julius Caesar
  13. “It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.” ~ Julius Caesar
  14. “The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of one’s army” ~ Julius Caesar
  15. “All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures.” ~ Julius Caesar
  16. “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
  17. “I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.” ~ Julius Caesar

  18. “What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.” ~ Julius Caesar
  19. “He conquers twice, who shows mercy to the conquered.” ~ Julius Caesar
  20. “I love treason but hate a traitor.” ~ Julius Caesar
  21. “It’s only hubris if I fail.” ~ Julius Caesar
  22. “No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.” ~ Julius Caesar
  23. “It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.” ~ Julius Caesar
  24. “War gives the right to the conquerors to impose any condition they please upon the vanquished.” ~ Julius Caesar
  25. “As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.” ~ Julius Caesar
  26. “The die has been cast.” ~ Julius Caesar

  27. “Wine and other luxuries have a tendency to enervate the mind and make men less brave in battle.” ~ Julius Caesar
  28. “Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.” ~ Julius Caesar
  29. “It is the custom of the immortal gods to grant temporary prosperity and a fairly long period of impunity to those whom they plan to punish for their crimes, so that they may feel it all the more keenly as a result of the change in their fortunes.” ~ Julius Caesar
  30. “The Celts were fearless warriors because they wish to inculcate this as one of their leading tenets, that souls do not become extinct, but pass after death from one body to another.” ~ Julius Caesar
  31. “Arms and laws do not flourish together.” ~ Julius Caesar

  32. “No music is so charming to my ear as the requests of my friends, and the supplications of those in want of my assistance.” ~ Julius Caesar
  33. “To win by strategy is no less the role of a general than to win by arms.” ~ Julius Caesar
  34. “Which death is preferably to every other? ‘The unexpected’.” ~ Julius Caesar
  35. “In extreme danger, fear feels no pity.
    [Lat., In summo periculo timor miericordiam nonrecipit.]” ~ Julius Caesar
  36. “Men’s minds tend to fear more keenly those things that are absent.” ~ Julius Caesar
  37. “Go on, my friend, and fear nothing; you carry Caesar and his fortune in your boat.” ~ Julius Caesar
  38. “I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.” ~ Julius Caesar

  39. “Avoid an unusual and unfamiliar word just as you would a reef.” ~ Julius Caesar
  40. “Set honor in one eye and death in th’ other, and I will look on both indifferently. I love then name of honor more than I fear death.” ~ Julius Caesar
  41. “Beer … a high and mighty liquor.” ~ Julius Caesar
  42. “You also, O son Brutus.
    [Lat., Et tu, Brute fili.]” ~ Julius Caesar , Julius Caesar quotes about Brutus
  43. “In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.” ~ Julius Caesar
  44. “It is the right of war for conquerors to treat those whom they have conquered according to their pleasure.” ~ Julius Caesar
  45. “Our men must win or die. Pompey’s men have… other options.” ~ Julius Caesar
  46. “Men willingly believe what they wish.” ~ Julius Caesar

  47. “Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.” ~ Julius Caesar
  48. “As a result of a general defect of nature, we are either more confident or more fearful of unusual and unknown things.” ~ Julius Caesar
  49. “I am going to Spain to fight an army without a general, and thence to the East to fight a general without an army.” ~ Julius Caesar
  50. “The things that we want we willingly believe, and the things that we think we expect everyone else to think.” ~ Julius Caesar
  51. “Every woman’s man, and every man’s woman.” ~ Julius Caesar

  52. “Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed-men, and such as sleep o’nights; Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; he thinks too much; such men are dangerous.” ~ Julius Caesar
  53. “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 about power
  54. “Men gladly believe what they wish. -Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt” ~ Julius Caesar
  55. “I would rather be the first man in a barbarian village than the second man in Rome.” ~ Julius Caesar
  56. “I have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.” ~ Julius Caesar
  57. “I believe that the members of my family must be as free from suspicion as from actual crime.” ~ Julius Caesar
  58. “All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in their own language are called Celts, in ours Gauls, the third.” ~ Julius Caesar
  59. “People readily believe what they want to believe.” ~ Julius Caesar

  60. “In war, important events result from trivial causes.” ~ Julius Caesar
  61. “Men freely believe that which they desire.” ~ Julius Caesar
  62. “Men willingly believe when they want to.” ~ Julius Caesar
  63. “Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look” ~ Julius Caesar
  64. “Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.” ~ Julius Caesar
  65. “I wished my wife to be not so much as suspected. Common traditional saying: Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.” ~ Julius Caesar

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