Caesar's constant mistakes throughout the novel of not believing in the negative signs that eventually leads up to his death. He could have been much more wary had he heeded to the multiple warnings. All the way in the beginning, a soothsayer warns him, "Beware the ides of March." (Shakespeare, pg. 15) Caesar's ego hides any pessimistic predictions for his future, and he pays little attention to the warning. There were many more signs, all pointing to the same fate, and Caesar did not listen, "Alas, my dear, your wisdom is consumed in confidence. Do not go forth today," (Shakespeare, pgs. 77-78) warns his wife on the day he was murdered. Caesar does not listen to her in the end. His murder was executed as forecasted, and if he had listened to all the warnings, he may have saved his own life.
Caesar's stubbornness and ego eventually ended up being his demise. He would willingly listen to any superstition that was told to benefit him, but as soon as a negative reading was given, Caesar proclaimed himself above superstition. If he had listened to even one of the warnings, he would have been more