Augustus Quotes

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Augustus Quotes

Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
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He [Julius Caesar] learned that Alexander , having completed nearly all his conquests by the time he was thirty-two years old, was at an utter loss to know what he should do during the rest of his life, whereat Augustus expressed his surprise that Alexander did not regard it as a greater task to set in order the empire which he had won than to win it.

— Augustus

After this time I surpassed all others in authority, but I had no more power than the others who were also my colleagues in office.

— Augustus

May it be my privilege to have the happiness of establishing the commonwealth on a firm and stable basis and thus enjoy the reward which I desire, but only if I may be called the architect of the best possible government; and bear with me the hope when I die, that the foundations which I have laid for its future government, will stand deep and secure.

— Augustus

To seek to keep the established constitution unchanged argues a good citizen and a good man.

— Augustus

I came to see a king, not a row of corpses.

— Augustus

Nothing common can seem worthy of you.

— Augustus

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