In Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," a soothsayer says to the eponymous ruler, "Beware the ides of March." And on that day, the 15th of March, his best men (including his BFF Brutus!) assassinated him. It is a brilliant play that explores important themes like fear of death, free will, and honor (or "honoUr," as Shakespeare spells it).
Gretchen Wieners explains the play best:
Here are some awesome quotes to celebrate the play today: