I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
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.
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.
I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
I came, I saw, I conquered.
It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.