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JULIUS CAESAR (GAIUS JULIUS CAESAR)
Roman general, statesman, writer and orator
(100 BC - 44 BC)
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All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures.
      - [Precedent]

Arms and laws do not flourish together.
      - in Plutarch's "Parallel Lives", "Julius Caesar"
        [Law]

As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
      - [Worry]

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

For my part, I had rather be the first man among these fellows than the second man in Rome.
      - [Ambition]

I came, I saw, I conquered.
  [Lat., Veni, vidi, vici.]
      - in Plutarch "Life of Casear", said after the defeat of Pharnaces at Zela in 47 BC; in Suetonius "Julius Caesar", words were not Caesar's but displayed before his title
        [War]

Men believe that willingly which they which to be true.
      - [Belief]

Men freely believe that which they wish to be the truth.
      - [Proverbs]

No music is so charming to my ear as the requests of my friends, and the supplications of those in want of my assistance.
      - [Request]

Wine and other luxuries have a tendency to enervate the mind and make men less brave in battle.
      - [Wine and Spirits]

You also, O son Brutus.
  [Lat., Et tu, Brute fili.]
      - said on being stabbed by Brutus according to Suetonius
        [Murder]

You carry Caesar and Caesar's fortune.
  [Lat., Caesarem vehis, Caesarisque fortunam.]
      - his remark to a pilot in a storm; see Bacon's "Essays--Of Fortune"
        [Fortune]

Gaul as a whole is divided into three parts.
  [Lat., Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres.]
      - De Bello Gallico [Books (First Lines)]

In war events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
  [Lat., In bello parvis momentis magni casus intercedunt.]
      - De Bello Gallico (I, 24) [War]

It is the right of war for conquerors to treat those whom they have conquered according to their pleasure.
  [Lat., Jus belli, ut qui vicissent, iis quos vicissent, quemadmodum vellent, imperarent.]
      - De Bello Gallico (I, 36) [Conquest]

Men willingly believe what they wish.
  [Lat., Fere libenter homines id, quod volunt, credunt.]
      - De Bello Gallico (III, 18) [Belief]

In extreme danger fear feels no pity.
  [Lat., In summo periculo timor miericordiam non recipit.]
      - De Bello Gallico (VII, 26) [Fear]

In extreme danger, fear turns a deaf ear to every feeling of pity.
  [Lat., In summo periculo timor misericordiam non recipit.]
      - De Bello Gallico (VII, 26) [Danger]


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