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Julius Caesar

Quote of Julius Caesar - Men in general are quick to...

Biography - Julius Caesar:

Gaius Julius Caesar. Roman dictator, politician, and military general.
Born: -100 - Died: -44
1st century BC
Place of birth: Italy

Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.



(Latin, French, German)

Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt.

Les hommes croient volontiers ce qu'ils désirent.

Gerne glauben die Menschen das, was sie wollen.

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The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.

It is very obvious that we are not influenced by “facts” but by our interpretation of the facts.

People tend to believe the bad rather than the good.

We swallow with one gulp the lie that flatters us, and drink drop by drop the truth which is bitter to us.


Julius Caesar also said...

The die is cast.

Experience is the teacher of all things.

I came, I saw, I conquered.

In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.

As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.

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