From "I, Claudius: Queen of Heaven (#1.7)"
] You blockhead.
No. He's not a blockhead. It's WE who are the blockheads. If Sejanus had come to us with a proposal like that we would have given him his marching orders. But Claudius knows better. Claudius sways and bends with each little wind that blows.
By which you mean he's weak and cowardly.
Perhaps. But at least he's still here.