Quotes of Caesar

“ By the Great Caesar, if this country doesn't take up art, we'll make it, we'll educate it, we'll show it what a great and glorious thing it is. ”

- Richard M. Hunt

“ Not since Julius Caesar have I seen such a blatant stab in the back - et tu, Mr O'Neill? ”

- Mark Foley

“ What millions died that Caesar might be great? ”

- Joseph Campbell

“ The strongest poison ever known came from Caesar's laurel crown. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, the Caesars and Napoleons will arise to make them miserable. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Hail Caesar, those who are about to die salute you. ”

- Gladiator’s Salute

“ From Paul to Stalin, the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes. ”

- Albert Camus

“ They up? ”

- Dick Gregory

“ Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen. ”

- Henry Vaughan

“ All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do… Build, therefore, your own world. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string. ”

- Spike Milligan

“ Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's; and unto human beings, what? ”

- Stanislaw J. Lec

“ And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. ”

- Unknown

“ What a strange thing is the propagation of life! A bubble of seed which may be spilt in a whore's lap, or in the orgasm of a voluptuous dream, might have formed a Caesar or a Bonaparte — there is nothing remarkable recorded of their sires, that I know of. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself. For the time it is the only thing worth doing — to do just that; be it a sonnet, a statue, a landscape, an outline head of Caesar, or an oration. Presently we return to the sight of another that globes itself into a whole as did the first, for example, a beautiful garden; and nothing seems worth doing in life but laying out a garden. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Capitalism is an art form, an Apollonian fabrication to rival nature. It is hypocritical for feminists and intellectuals to enjoy the pleasures and conveniences of capitalism while sneering at it. Everyone born into capitalism has incurred a debt to it… ”

- Camille Paglia

“ The omission of an expected conjunction is called an asyndeton. Caesar is supposed to have said about Gaul: I came, I saw, I conquered. Lincoln concluded the Gettysburg Address, That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth… ”

- Arthur Quinn

“ NARCISSUS:A republican is a man who strives to create equality among all classes. At the core he's a man who believes in doing what's right. GAIUS: The trouble is defining exactly what 'right' is. NARCISSUS:We all know what right is, Senator. COMMODUS:I would say there's nothing more dangerous than a man who knows what 'right' is… ”

- David Franzoni

“ I am in awe, in admiration of the man who Gaius Julius Caesar was. I don't actually do him as the man himself. He is maybe a distant relative. It's hard to approach the real man because he is such an awesome icon. ”

- Karl Urban
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