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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8799
AUTHOR:Plutarch (A.D. 46?–A.D. c. 120)
QUOTATION:“And this,” said Cæsar, “you know, young man, is more disagreeable for me to say than to do.” 1
ATTRIBUTION:Life of Cæsar.
 
Note 1.
Cæsar said to Metellus, “This, young man, is harder for me to say than do.”—Roman Apophthegms. (Cæsar.) [back]
 

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