BRUTUS QUOTES FROM JULIUS CAESAR

“If then that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer: not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.”

“As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.”

“Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves.”

“The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.”

“Th’ abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power; and to speak truth of Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway’d more than his reason.”

“Let us be sacrificers but not butchers.”

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.”

“The noblest man might die a coward: Death does not always come with dignity.”

“Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.”

“There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; for I am armed so strong in honesty that they pass by me as the idle wind.”

“Our course will seem too bloody, Caius Cassius, To cut the head off and then hack the limbs, Like wrath in death, and envy afterwards; For Antony is but a limb of Caesar: Let’s be sacrificers, but not butchers, Caius.”

“You have some sick offense within your mind, which by the right and virtue of my place I ought to know of.”

“It must be by his death: and for my part, I know no personal cause to spurn at him.” LIFE ITSELF QUOTES

“Let’s carve him as a dish fit for the gods.”

“Now no man is so wretched that to rise again in wealth and power were not a sweet relief.”

“O judgment, thou art fled to brutish beasts, and men have lost their reason!”

“And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover, To entertain these fair well-spoken days, I am determined to prove a villain and hate the idle pleasures of these days.”

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.”

“Let us be sacrificers, but not butchers.”

“With this I depart, That, as I slew my best lover for the good of Rome, I have the same dagger for myself, when it shall please my country to need my death.”

“I would rather be a dog and bay the moon, Than such a Roman.”

“As Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I slew him.”

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.”

“Speak no more of her. Give me a bowl of wine. In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius.”