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imp quotes in julius caesar

act 3 quotes- "but i am constant as the northern star
of whose true fixed and resting(immovable) quality there is no fellow (equal) in the firmament (sky)
meaning: that his judgement is absolute and never changing
(act 3)"et tu, Brute" Then Fall, caesar.
"and you Brutus?" he says that hes ok with dying because hed rather die that live in a world with such traitors
(act 1)"these growing feathers plucked from caesars wing will make him fly an ordinary pitch, who else would soar above the view of men and keep us all in servile fearfulness"- Flavius
meaning:caesar is growing in power and we have to stop him (metaphor)
(act 1)"men at some time are masters of their fates, that fault, dear brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings" - cassius
our destinies are shaped by our status in the hierarchy
(act 1)"let me have men about me that are fat, sleek-headed men, and such as sleep a-nights yond cassius has a lean and hungry look; he thinks too much. such men are dangerous"-caesar
unmotivated, lazy people who are harmless and wont be a threat
(act 2)"cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once."- Caesar
living in fear is not living
(act 2)do not go forth today. call it my fear that keeps you in the house and not your own"- Calpurnia
caesar is so proud that his wife offers an excuse to try to keep him home