Caligula quotes

Born
31 August AD 12 Antium, Italy.

Died
24 January AD 41.

Occupation
Roman emperor.

Caligula was Roman emperor from AD 37 to AD 41. The son of Germanicus, a popular Roman general, and Agrippina the Elder, Caligula was born into the first ruling family of the Roman Empire, conventionally known as the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

Would that the Roman people had but one neck!
– Caligula

I scorn their hatred, if they do but fear me.
– Caligula

Let them hate me, so long as they fear me.
– Caligula

I don’t care if they respect me so long as they fear me.
– Caligula

Would that the Roman people had a single neck to cut off their head.
– Caligula

I have existed from the morning of the world and I shall exist until the last star falls from the night. Although I have taken the form of Gaius Caligula, I am all men as I am no man, and therefore I am a god.
– Caligula