I would rather be first in a small village in Gaul than second in command in Rome.
Julius Caesar (c. 100 - 44 BC)
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Men gladly believe what they wish. -Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt
Source: Comentarii De Bello Gallico, III.18.
After divorce of Pompeia in 62 BC I feel that members of my family should never be suspected of breaking the law. -Meos tam suspicione quam crimine iudico carere oportere
I wished my wife to be not so much as suspected. Common traditional saying: Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
After battle of Zela in 47 BC I came, I saw, I conquered -Veni, vidi, vici
Julius Caesar's report of victory in 47 BC. over Pharnaces¸ king of Pontus: Veni, vidi, vici. I came, I saw, I conquered.
After crossing the Rubicon in 49 BC The die is cast. -Alea iacta est
All of Gaul is divided into three parts -Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres
Source: Comentarii De Bello Gallico, I.1
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