04 Feb 2022

Drama – Famous Lines, Characters, Quotes

TNPSC General English: Drama – Famous Lines, Characters, Quotes from Julius Caesar

TNPSC Group 4 General English consists of three parts. Part A: Grammer, Part B: Literature, and Part C: Authors and their Literary Works. In this section, we discuss the third Authors and their Literary Works part. Actually, the Authors and their Literary Works part is easy & students who are preparing for TNPSC Exams can easily score maximum marks in this part. So, we provide the TNPSC General English Study Material – Authors and their Literary Works in an easy way for the TNPSC aspirants.

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A Famous Lines quotes used in the Julius Caesar dramatic story are listed below candidates who prepared for the TNPSC Exams are go through our website www.governmentexams.co.in for better score.

Famous Lines from Julius Caesar

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him”. Quote (Act III, Scene II).

“Et tu, Brute!” (You too Brutus!)Quote (Act III, Scene I).

“Cry “Havoc,” and let slip the dogs of war”. Julius Caesar Quote (Act III, Scene  I).

“Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings”. – (Quote Act I, Scene II).

“But, for my own part, it was Greek to me”. –  Julius Caesar Quote (Act I, Scene II).

“A dish fit for the gods”. Quote (Act II, Scene I).

“Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much: such men are dangerous” Julius Quote  (Act I, Scene II).

“Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more”. Quote (Act III, Scene II).

“This was the noblest Roman of them all”. – (Quote Act V, Scene V).

“Beware the ides of March”. – (Quote Act I, Scene II).

“When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept: Ambition should be made of sterner stuff”. – (Quote Act III, Scene. II).

“As he was valiant, I honour him; but, as he was ambitious, I slew him”. Quote (Act III, Scene. II).

“For Brutus is an honorable man; So are they all, all honorable men”. – (Quote Act III, Scene. II).

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, it seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end will come when it will come”. Julius Caesar Quote (Act II, Scene II).

Characters played in Julius Caesar:

Julius Caesar – A great Roman general and senator, recently returned to Rome in triumph after a successful military campaign.

Calpurnia – Caesar’s wife.

Brutus – A supporter of the republic who believes strongly in a government guided by the votes of senators.

Portia – Brutus’s wife; the daughter of a noble Roman who took sides against Caesar.

Antony – A friend of Caesar. Antony claims allegiance to Brutus and the conspirators after Caesar’s death in order to save his own life.

Cassius – A talented general and longtime acquaintance of Caesar.

Octavius – Caesar’s adopted son and appointed successor.

Casca – A public figure opposed to Caesar’s rise to power.

Flavius – A tribune (an official elected by the people to protect their rights). Flavius condemns the plebeians for their fickleness in cheering Caesar, when once they cheered for Caesar’s enemy Pompey. Flavius is punished along with Murellus for removing the decorations from Caesar’s statues during Caesar’s triumphal parade.

Cicero – A Roman senator renowned for his oratorical skill. Cicero speaks at Caesar’s triumphal parade. He later dies at the order of Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus.

Murellus – Like Flavius, a tribune who condemns the plebeians for their fickleness in cheering Caesar, when once they cheered for Caesar’s enemy Pompey. Murellus and Flavius are punished for removing the decorations from Caesar’s statues during Caesar’s triumphal parade.

Lepidus – The third member of Antony and Octavius’s coalition. Though Antony has a low opinion of Lepidus, Octavius trusts his loyalty.

Decius – A member of the conspiracy. Decius convinces Caesar that Calpurnia misinterpreted her dire nightmares and that, in fact, no danger awaits him at the Senate. Decius leads Caesar right into the hands of the conspirators.

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