Gaius Julius Caesar (100BC-44BC) was a Roman general and political leader who was assassinated by a group of Roman senators led by Marcus Junius Brutus. The murder is portrayed in William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, believed to have been written in 1599.
To be, or not to be, that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?