Octavia: [about Calpurnia not knowing that Caesar and Cleopatra are involved] The wife is always the last to know.
Cleopatra: It's not the Senate I'm worried about but their fat wives. Do you know anything about senators, Charmion?
Charmion: Well, we only got here yesterday, Majesty.
Marc Antony: I said things to Caesar I wish I hadn't.
Marc Antony: There's beauty in the Egyptian queen besides her face. Do you miss him?
Cleopatra: No, he didn't love me.
Marc Antony: Is that really the reason?
Cleopatra: No, not really. I admire men who don't love women.
Marc Antony: What do you mean by that?
Cleopatra: Oh, I don't know. Women should be but toys for the great. It becomes them both.
Cleopatra: So Rome would forgive and take you back? And all they demand is for us to part. Why don't they ask the sun to fall right out of the sky?
Octavian: [to Mark Antony] You and your 'Friends, Romans, Countrymen'...
Cleopatra: [last line, to Charmion and Iras] Look well for love. Look well. And not finding it, give nothing. But if blessed with Cleopatra's fortune, give all. Now, go.
Cleopatra: It seems strange to see you working. I've always pictured you either fighting or loving.
Julius Caesar: Well, I have had some experience with fighting.
Cleopatra: But none with loving, I suppose.
Julius Caesar: Well, none with pretty little queens.
Cleopatra: I had to walk miles across the desert to the sea... to find the fishing boat that brought me to you. But just seeing you is magic, immortal Caesar.
Julius Caesar: That's quite a speech. Your tongue is no longer bewitched by Caesar, eh?
Cleopatra: No. It's my heart now.
Cleopatra: Is this a time to talk of Romans? I've had no breakfast! I'm hungry!
Cleopatra: My tongue's bewitched by Caesar. The man in you seems even mightier than the general.
Cleopatra: Come to my chambers and dine. We'll make such plans.
Julius Caesar: Are your plans for India or me?
Cleopatra: Both! Shouldn't a Queen choose as her confident, a King?
Julius Caesar: Shhh! The word King is not well liked in Rome.
Cleopatra: Caesar takes what he wants.
Cleopatra: If I implored you to marry me, you wouldn't?
Julius Caesar: I'd have to ask my wife in Rome.
Cleopatra: [laughs] Oh, as if you care about that. Divorce her. Together we could conquer the world!
Cleopatra: So, a woman isn't strong enough to help the mighty Caesar?
Cleopatra: Let's not talk any more.
Julius Caesar: I picked a flower in Britain once, the color of your eyes.
Lady Flora: He doesn't miss very much any day. The Queen of Egypt gives parties too.
Lady Leda: You mean Cleopatra?
Fidius: What? Have you heard of Cleopatra?
Lady Leda: Of course. All kinds of things. Is she black?
[Party guests all laugh]
Soothsayer: Caesar. Caesar! Beware of the ides of March.
Julius Caesar: One dates as good as another for a funeral.
Julius Caesar: What's this? Antony hates women too?
Marc Antony: Out of their place, I do. They have no place amongst men! They can't think and they can't fight. They're just playthings for us.
Julius Caesar: Most of them.
Marc Antony: All of them!
Julius Caesar: For what I have done, Calpurnia, pardon. For what I'm about to do, courage.
Iras: How it all looks! Do you think you might wear this vest when you get married too?
Charmion: I was just thinking of the great Caesar trying to unhook it!
Soothsayer: Caesar, I warned you, the ides of March.
Julius Caesar: The ides of March are here!
Soothsayer: But, not gone!
Cleopatra: What do I care for empire now? Caesar is dead! My lover is dead!
Marc Antony: Where are my men?
Cleopatra: Oh. Oh, Carmion, where are Romans who came here today, do you know?
Charmion: They're sleeping, my Queen.
Marc Antony: Sleeping? What for?
Charmion: They are - well, I should say they are a little tired.
Marc Antony: You mean a little drunk!
Cleopatra: No. Awfully drunk.
Cleopatra: Do you see the way I'm dressed?
Marc Antony: What about it?
Cleopatra: I'm dressed to lure you in!
Cleopatra: Will you forgive me for being such a fool? I should have known that Antony is not Antony for nothing.
Cleopatra: Oh, no-no, don't drink that. No, that was part of the plan too. I was going to get you *so* - irresponsible.
Marc Antony: Well, you don't think one goblet would do it, did you?
Cleopatra: Yes, wouldn't it?
Marc Antony: [laughs] Well, that does amuse me!
Cleopatra: But, its such a large goblet!
Marc Antony: Yes, isn't it.
Marc Antony: I hope that you know that - I know that you want me to do this.
Cleopatra: Dear Antony, I hope you think I know that you know I know.
Charmion: [singing] Grant me the heart I crave, Hear the prayers of thy slave, Isis, great Queen of night and love, Hear thy slave, Hear thy slave.
Cleopatra: The sound of the stars. They must think we're funny people. Scheming to destroy each other, as if we had forever to live!
Octavian: Who is this poisonous snake that wrecks our men? Caesar first and now Antony. When will it end?
Octavian: This time its my time. There will be no more talk of war. There will be war!
Marc Antony: I should want to go out and get drunk with a lot of men. Or, find another woman.
Cleopatra: Well, why don't you?
Marc Antony: Because you are another woman. New. Always new. Completely new.
Herod: I hope to renew an old friendship.
Cleopatra: I hope so too.
Herod: Well, time has made you older and wiser - and me younger and more beautiful.
Herod: My friend, when a man is drunk with love, he can't divide his concentration with wine, you know. All major emotions are greedy.
Marc Antony: A wine we've never had before, dear Antony. I've been saving it.
Marc Antony: What for?
Cleopatra: For a night when the mood strikes.
Marc Antony: I see. And tonight is that night?
Cleopatra: Tonight! Now, can you think of a pretty toast? It would please me, very much.
Marc Antony: You're very gay.
Cleopatra: If that's what you prefer, I always try to please you Antony.
Cleopatra: Antony! Antony! Oh!
Marc Antony: What's the matter? Well, what is it?
Cleopatra: Oh, oh. Love, I've seen a God come to life. I'm no longer a Queen. I'm a woman.
Marc Antony: You choose me, Cleopatra, against the world.
Cleopatra: Against the world.
Marc Antony: Then, we'll meet it! We'll smash it to pieces, put it together again and call it ours!
Marc Antony: Yes, we'll fight them. We'll fight them all! If we have to fight alone.