Top 11 Quotes & Sayings by Cleopatra

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Cleopatra VII Philopator was Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt from 51 to 30 BC, and its last active ruler. A member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion of Alexander the Great. After the death of Cleopatra, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire, marking the end of the second to last Hellenistic state and the age that had lasted since the reign of Alexander. Her native language was Koine Greek, and she was the only Ptolemaic ruler to learn the Egyptian language.

Egyptian - Royalty | 69 BC - 30 BC

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In praising Antony I have dispraised Caesar.
Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you.
All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise. — © Cleopatra
All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise.
I will not be triumphed over.
Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
[At Marc Antony's tomb:] Nothing could part us in life, but now in death we are likely to change places, you the Roman lying here in Egyptian soil, and I, helpless woman that I am, being buried in Italy.
Is he a good man?" "Define 'good'.
Leave the fishing-rod, Great General, to us sovereigns of Pharos and Canopus. Your game is cities and kings and continents.
Be it known that we, the greatest, are misthought.
And make death proud to take us.
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