Virgil - Quotes

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Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

They can conquer who believe they can.

They can conquer who believe they can.

All our sweetest hours fly fastest.

All our sweetest hours fly fastest.

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be. ---->>>

Time passes irrevocably.

Time passes irrevocably.

Trust not too much to appearances.

Trust not too much to appearances.

Love conquers all. ---->>>

Time flies never to be recalled. ---->>>

As the twig is bent the tree inclines.

As the twig is bent the tree inclines.

They succeed, because they think they can. ---->>>

Endure the present, and watch for better things. ---->>>

Time is flying never to return.

Time is flying never to return.

There's a snake lurking in the grass. ---->>>

Fortune favours the bold. ---->>>

Each of us bears his own Hell. ---->>>

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.

Go forth a conqueror and win great victories. ---->>>

I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.

I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.

But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained. ---->>>

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.

Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all. ---->>>

Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched. ---->>>

The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub. ---->>>

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts. ---->>>

Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances. ---->>>

Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you. ---->>>

Fate will find a way. ---->>>

Hug the shore; let others try the deep. ---->>>

Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.

Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.

Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly. ---->>>

They are able because they think they are able. ---->>>

Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things. ---->>>

Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate. ---->>>

Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy. ---->>>

If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong. ---->>>

Every man makes a god of his own desire. ---->>>

Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?

Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?

O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts! ---->>>

The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety. ---->>>

Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses. ---->>>

Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes. ---->>>

Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety. ---->>>

None but himself can be his parallel. ---->>>

What region of the earth is not full of our calamities? ---->>>

A fault is fostered by concealment. ---->>>

Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person. ---->>>

Mind moves matter. ---->>>

Their rage supplies them with weapons. ---->>>

Trust one who has tried. ---->>>

Veiling truth in mystery. ---->>>

Who can blind lover's eyes? ---->>>

Fortune sides with him who dares. ---->>>

Fury itself supplies arms. ---->>>

He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground. ---->>>

To have died once is enough.

To have died once is enough.

Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers. ---->>>

From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods. ---->>>

We can't all do everything. ---->>>

Age carries all things away, even the mind. ---->>>

All things deteriorate in time. ---->>>

Every sound alarms. ---->>>

In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used? ---->>>

Age steals away all things, even the mind. ---->>>

If one swain scorns you, you will soon find another. ---->>>

Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth. ---->>>

Your descendants shall gather your fruits. ---->>>

He enters the port with a full sail. ---->>>

The medicine increases the disease. ---->>>

Want of pluck shows want of blood. ---->>>

What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another. ---->>>

They can because they think they can. ---->>>

Passion and strife bow down the mind. ---->>>

Wherever the fates lead us let us follow. ---->>>

From one learn all. ---->>>

Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember. ---->>>

One man excels in eloquence, another in arms. ---->>>

There should be no strife with the vanquished or the dead. ---->>>

I shudder when relating it. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Virgil
Nationality: Roman
Born: 70 BC
Birthplace:
Die: 19 BC
Occupation: Poet
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Publius Vergilius Maro (Classical Latin: [ˈpuː.blɪ.ʊs wɛrˈɡɪ.lɪ.ʊs ˈma.roː]; traditional dates October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin literature, the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid (wikipedia)