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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"I'm really glad I don't work on this floor."
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"Our goal is to modernize it but retain the historical flavor."
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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 Judgment of Paris
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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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"Did you know that 'decimate' means kill just one out of every ten?"
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"We've waited twenty-five years to make this trip, and we're certainly not interested in getting there in any six and a half hours."
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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."
"If San Francisco was the Rome of the sixties, Vermont was the Athens."
"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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"Might I sound a note of caution?"
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A lion walks into a Colosseum arena where a dish of food is waiting.
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"I found the old format much more exciting."
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A baseball game is played in an ancient Roman arena; the emperor gives a thumbs-down signal, declaring a player to be out of the game
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