Dante Alighieri - Quotes

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The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

From a little spark may burst a flame. ---->>>

The secret of getting things done is to act!

The secret of getting things done is to act!

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. ---->>>

Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. ---->>>

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.

Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always. ---->>>

Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground. ---->>>

Follow your own star! ---->>>

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is. ---->>>

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction. ---->>>

At this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe. ---->>>

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild. ---->>>

I love to doubt as well as know. ---->>>

He listens well who takes notes. ---->>>

Nature is the art of God.

Nature is the art of God.

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.

Small projects need much more help than great. ---->>>

If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought. ---->>>

You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man's bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man's stairs. ---->>>

I wept not, so to stone within I grew. ---->>>

No one thinks of how much blood it costs. ---->>>

Will cannot be quenched against its will. ---->>>

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault! ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: 1265
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Poet
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Durante degli Alighieri (Italian: [duˈrante deʎʎ aliˈɡjɛːri]), simply called Dante (Italian: [ˈdante], UK: , US: ; c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature (wikipedia)