Name = Virgil
Profession = Poet
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Quotes By Virgil
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It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.
But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.
Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.
Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.
Fortune favours the bold.
Time flies never to be recalled.
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.
Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety.
Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy.
They can conquer who believe they can.
Time passes irrevocably.
Hug the shore; let others try the deep.
Fate will find a way.
Each of us bears his own Hell.
There's a snake lurking in the grass.
Time is flying never to return.
Trust not too much to appearances.
They succeed, because they think they can.
All our sweetest hours fly fastest.
He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.
Your descendants shall gather your fruits.
What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
Love conquers all.
As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
Endure the present, and watch for better things.
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
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.
Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.
Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all.
He enters the port with a full sail.
Mind moves matter.
Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate.
To have died once is enough.
O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts!
The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety.
None but himself can be his parallel.
Fury itself supplies arms.
All things deteriorate in time.
From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
The medicine increases the disease.
Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.
Every man makes a god of his own desire.
Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth.
Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.
Trust one who has tried.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub.
We can't all do everything.
If one swain scorns you, you will soon find another.
I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.
Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.
Veiling truth in mystery.
Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.
They can because they think they can.
Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses.
Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.
Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?
They are able because they think they are able.
A fault is fostered by concealment.
Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.
Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.
One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.
Age carries all things away, even the mind.
In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?
What region of the earth is not full of our calamities?
If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong.
From one learn all.
Every sound alarms.
There should be no strife with the vanquished or the dead.
Passion and strife bow down the mind.
Their rage supplies them with weapons.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
Who can blind lover's eyes?
Age steals away all things, even the mind.
I shudder when relating it.
Want of pluck shows want of blood.