Augustus Famous Quotes & Sayings

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27 Augustus Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Augustus Sayings: Behold them, conquerors of the world, the toga-clad race of Romans! Behold them, conquerors of the world, the toga-clad race of Romans!
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Augustus Sayings: Keep our marriage alive, and farewell. Keep our marriage alive, and farewell.
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Augustus Sayings: To seek to keep the established constitution unchanged argues a good citizen and a good To seek to keep the established constitution unchanged argues a good citizen and a good man.
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Augustus Sayings: At the age of nineteen, on my own initiative and at my own expense, I At the age of nineteen, on my own initiative and at my own expense, I raised an army by means of which I restored liberty to the republic, which had been oppressed by the tyranny of a faction. For which service the senate, with complimentary resolutions, enrolled me in its order ...
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Augustus Sayings: Better a cautious commander, and not a rash one. Better a cautious commander, and not a rash one.
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Augustus Sayings: I had a good mind to discontinue permanently the supply of grain to the city, I had a good mind to discontinue permanently the supply of grain to the city, reliance on which had discouraged Italian agriculture, but refrained because some politician would be bound one day to revive the dole as a means of ingratiating himself with the people.
Augustus Sayings: Did I play my role well? If so, then applause, because the comedy is finished! Did I play my role well? If so, then applause, because the comedy is finished!
Augustus Sayings: I found Rome built of bricks; I leave her clothed in marble. I found Rome built of bricks; I leave her clothed in marble.
Augustus Sayings: After this time I surpassed all others in authority, but I had no more power 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 Sayings: Make haste cautiously. Make haste cautiously.
Augustus Sayings: Young men, listen to an old man to whom old men listened when he was Young men, listen to an old man to whom old men listened when he was young.
Augustus Sayings: Have I played the part well? Then applaud as I exit! Have I played the part well? Then applaud as I exit!
Augustus Sayings: I came to see a king, not a row of corpses. I came to see a king, not a row of corpses.
Augustus Sayings: Only that which is well done is quickly done. Only that which is well done is quickly done.
Augustus Sayings: Is there anyone in Rome who has not slept with my daughter?! Is there anyone in Rome who has not slept with my daughter?!
Augustus Sayings: Who will guard the Guardians? Who will guard the Guardians?
Augustus Sayings: Practice, the master of all things. Practice, the master of all things.
Augustus Sayings: What is done well is done quickly enough. What is done well is done quickly enough.
Augustus Sayings: If I have played my part well, clap your hands, and dismiss me with applause If I have played my part well, clap your hands, and dismiss me with applause from the stage.
Augustus Sayings: Quintilius Varus, Give me back my legions! Quintilius Varus, Give me back my legions!
Augustus Sayings: May it be my privilege to have the happiness of establishing the commonwealth on a 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 Sayings: If we could survive without a wife, citizens of Rome, all of us would do If we could survive without a wife, citizens of Rome, all of us would do without that nuisance; but since nature has so decreed that we cannot manage comfortably with them, nor live in any way without them, we must plan for our lasting preservation rather than for our temporary pleasure.
Augustus Sayings: Nothing common can seem worthy of you. Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
Augustus Sayings: You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal. You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal.
Augustus Sayings: He [Julius Caesar] learned that Alexander , having completed nearly all his conquests by the 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 Sayings: I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble. I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
Augustus Sayings: Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young. Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.