Julius Caesar Quotes

15 Julius Caesar Quotes: Exploring a Shakespearean Masterpiece

“Et tu, Brute?” With these words, William Shakespeare has given the world a masterpiece of swindle and tragedy. First performed in 1599, this play is a sheer conspiracy and a great example of vibrant English literature. Shakespeare has portrayed the classic story very well and Julius Caesar quotes are the highlights of its well-known plot. While understanding the great works of the eminent writer, we have collected 15 outstanding Julius Caesar quotes that unfold the narratives of loyalty, politics, and murder.

  1. “Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered.)”
  2. “I came to Rome when it was a city of stone … and left it a city of marble”
  3. “Human nature is universally imbued with a desire for liberty and a hatred for servitude.”
  4. “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 Quotes
  1. “Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste death but once.” 
  2. “I have always reckoned the dignity of the republic of first importance and preferable to life.”
  3. “The die is cast.”
  4. “Death, a necessary end, will come when it will come.”
  5. “But I am constant as the Northern Star, of whose true fixed and resting quality. There is no fellow in the firmament.”
Julius Quotes
  1. “Without training, they lacked knowledge. Without knowledge, they lacked confidence. Without confidence, they lacked victory.”
  2. “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.”
  3. “The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of one’s army.”
  1. “It is better to suffer once than to be in perpetual apprehension.”
  2. “No music is so charming to my ear as the requests of my friends, and the supplications of those in want of my assistance.”
  3. “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

Shakespeare’s work is admirable and is a vast ocean of knowledge that deals with people and their emotions. Julius Caesar is one of his best works that portrayed a leader and the most powerful person in Rome once. We hope that these 15 Julius Caesar quotes will help you understand the depth of the writer’s skills and emotions. 

Prajakta Zurale

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