Talk:Augustus

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The bold and Unbold are inconsistent. Let us make it the same throughout.

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  • Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.
  • Practice, the master of all things.
  • Hasten deliberately.
    • Variant: Make haste slowly.
  • You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal.
  • Two Caesars is one too many.
    • Said upon ordering the death of Caesarion, son of Cleopatra and (allegedly) Julius Caesar.
  • If Agrippa and Maecenas had been alive, they never would have allowed it.
    • Said after having lost his temper during a meeting of the Senate
  • The birds will soon settle that question
    • Said after a request was made by a father and son to have an honorable burial