Julius Caesar

Act 1 scene 3: Significance of the quote

What's this quote mean ? "Indeed it is a strange-disposed time; / But men may construe things after their fashion, / Clean from the purpose of the things themselves" PLEASE HELP T-T

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This quote comes from Cicero, who concedes that the times are strange, but that men tend to interpret things that cannot be explained in their own way, sometimes missing the point altogether. In other words, this alludes to the way that people often see what they want and look no further to discern the real menaing of what's happening around them.