Romulus (left) and Remus
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"Truly a magnificent emperor! While Rome burns, Nero plays an instrument that hasn't been invented yet."
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"It was a time when men regularly performed great feats of valor but were rarely in touch with their feelings."
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"It's called monotheism, but it looks like downsizing to me."
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"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your money."
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"Preparing to Cross the Alps: Hannibal's Address to his Elephants
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"You just carpe, carpe, carpe."
The Cradle of Convenience
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"This wasn't commissioned by the Emperor. This is just my random thoughts on stuff."
"I'm having my entrails read."
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"The most important thing is to believe in yourself."
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"Did you know that 'decimate' means kill just one out of every ten?"
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"You may switch to the less expensive wine now."
"If you're so good, why can't you ever strike twice in the same place?"
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"Sure, I'd get married again, but who wants a she-wolf with two adopted children?"
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"Surely, as the world's only superpower, we're entitled to a little mischief now and then."
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"It's true, Caesar. Rome is declining, but I expect it to pick up in the next quarter."
"It's something new I'm trying out. Death by chocolate."
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Veni, Vidi, Vici, Mani, Pedi.
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"Food, drink, shelter—what else is there?"
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"Caesar walks in, we stab him, and the rest, as they'll say, will be history."
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"Might I sound a note of caution?"
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"I forget who our cult actually worships, but we have a hell of a good time."