I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
Augustus Caesar (63 BC - AD 14)
Contributed by: Zaady
More haste, less speed. -Festina lente Also quoted as: Make haste slowly.
The play is over. Acta est fabula
Source: Last Words
Quintilius Varus, give me back my legions! Quintili Vare, legiones redde!
Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.
Well done is quickly done.
After this time I surpassed all others in authority, but I had no more power than the others who were also my colleagues in office.
Source: Res Gestae
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