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I, Claudius (TV Series 1976– ) Poster

(1976– )

Quotes

[on Claudius]

Livia: That child should have been exposed at birth.

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[reciting a poem for the court]

Minester: The golden hair that Gala wears is hers/Who would have thought it?/She swears it's hers, and true she swears/For I know where she bought it!

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[reciting another poem]

Minester: You ask me how my farm can pay/Since little it will bear/It pays me thus: 'Tis far away/And you are never there.

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[to the senate]

Augustus: I called you all here to talk about the level of opposition to my new law against bachelorism. Do you know what I say? I say: "STOP COMPLAINING AND GET MARRIED."

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[On seeing your ex-spouse in secret]

Livia: You saw Julia's mother after your divorce.

Augustus: Yes, but not in secret.

Livia: Well I don't remember being present...

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[Of Claudius's clumsiness]

Tiberius: That grandson of yours could wreck the empire just by strolling through it.

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[Of the senate]

Livia: They won't allow me in because I am a woman, and they won't allow you in because you're a fool. That's strange, when you come to think of it, because it's filled with nothing but old women and fools.

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[On Marcellus' death]

Antonia: It's not fair to accuse Livia of things without any proof.

Julia: Why shouldn't I? She accuses *ME* of things without proof.

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[to Antonia]

Young Caligula: Evil German woman. I'll burn your German house down.

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[Regarding Augustus and his family]

Tiberius: That family is starting to sound like a Greek tragedy.

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[about Augustus]

Tiberius: Are you drinking because he nearly died or because he didn't?

Livia: Sarcastic aren't we this morning?

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[of Livia]

Germanicus: Between reading so many letters and arranging so many rapes, when does she ever sleep?

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Caligula: [after committing an especially gruesome murder] Aren't people awful?

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Germanicus: [on the wisdom of invading Britannia, i.e. Britain] There's nothing of value there, and the people make very poor slaves.

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