The images of twenty of the most illustrious families the Manlii, the Quinctii, and other names of equal splendour were carried before it [the bier of Junia]. Those of Brutus and Cassius were not displayed; but for that very reason they shone with pre-eminent lustre.
Et tu, Brute? You too, Brutus?Irving Caesar
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
Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.william shakespeare
"Thou shalt see me at Philippi," was the remark of the spectre which appeared to Brutus in his tent at Abydos [B.C. 42]. Brutus answered boldly: "I will meet thee there." At Philippi the spectre reappeared, and Brutus, after being defeated, died upon his own sword.
Tarquin and Cæsar had each his Brutus Charles the First, his Cromwell and George the Third ("Treason!" shouted the Speaker) may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it.
I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts: I am no orator, as Brutus is; * * I only speak right on.william shakespeare
Brutus, quia reges eiecit, consul primus factus est; Hic, quia consules eiecit, rex postremo factus est.
The great men of antiquity Cato , Brutus , Cassius , Antony , and Otho forgot that they had obligations to their race as well as to themselves, when, in the selfish spirit of a pagan philosophy, they considered themselves entitled to put an end to their existence, and remove themselves from the world.