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  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
  • Henry Vaughan
    Henry Vaughan
    Welsh poet, author, translator and physician 1621-1695
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    Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Caesar was too old, it seems to me, to go off and amuse himself conquering the world. Such a pastime was all right for Augustus and Alexander; they were young men, not easily held in check, but Caesar ought to have been more mature.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    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. Give Caesar his due.
  • Caleb Cushing
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    Cruel war, war at home; and in the perspective distance, a man on horseback with a drawn sword in his hand, some Atlantic Caesar, or Cromwell, or Napoleon.
    Source: On what the impending civil strife would mean to the nation. Speech, Bangor, Maine, 11 January 1860.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    From Paul to Stalin, the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes.
  • Brendan Myers
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    Homer, Hesiod, Pythagoras, Plato, and Cicero, just to name a few, all lived in pagan societies. Some of the greatest political and military leaders of all time, such as Alexander the Great, Pericles of Athens, Hannibal of Carthage, and Julius Caesar of Rome, were all pagans, or else living in a pagan society.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    I came, I saw, I conquered.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    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.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
    Roman emperor 101-44 BC
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    It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
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