—From Plutarch Lives, Caesar, 63
Today we render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s… . (The Holy Bible: Matthew22:21.) And so a few quotes about Caesar from Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations 17th Edition (though there are more recent, and older editions).
Go on, my friend, and fear nothing; you carry Caesar and his fortune in your boat. —From Plutarch, Lives, Caesar, 38
Great Caesar fell. O! What a fall was there, my countrymen; Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, whilst bloody treason flourish’d over us. —Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, III, ii 194
Caesar had his Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell; and George the Third [“Treason!” cried the Speaker]– may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. —Patrick Henry, Speech on the Stamp Act, House of Burgess, Williamsburg, VIrginia (1765)
All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do. … Build, therefore, your own world. —Emerson, Nature, 4