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  1. Fortune sides with him who dares.


  2. Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming.


  3. Nunc scio quit sit amor.


  4. They are able because they think they are able.




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


  6. Happy the man who has been able to know the reasons for things.


  7. Your descendants shall gather your fruits.


  8. Trust one who has tried.


  9. Trust not to much to appearances.


  10. They can because they think they can.


  11. Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.


  12. Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.


  13. Mind moves matter.


  14. Trust not too much to an enchanting face.


  15. I saw these terrible things,and took great part in them.


  16. Fortune favors the brave.


  17. Who asks whether the enemy were defeated by strategy or valor?


  18. The wavering multitude is divided into opposite factions.


  19. Rumor grows as it goes.


  20. Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.

    • love

  21. Trust not the horse, O Trojans. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts.


  22. Evil is nourished and grows by concealment.


  23. Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.


  24. Press no further with hate.


  25. Fame hides her head among the clouds.


  26. Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde.


  27. Do not trust the horse, Trojans! Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even though they bring gifts.


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

    • memory

  29. Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.


  30. The medicine increases the disease.



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    Fortune favors the bold.


  2. Picture quote by Virgil about fortune

    Audentis fortuna iuvat. / Fortune favors the brave.


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What are the best time quotes by Virgil?


    Time bears away all things, even the mind.


    Time passes irrevocably.


    Time is flying never to return.


    All things deteriorate in time.


    Time flies never to be recalled.


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

    • flies

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What are the best learn quotes by Virgil?


    Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable.


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


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


    From one learn all.


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


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What are the best arms quotes by Virgil?


    One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.


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


    Fury itself supplies arms.

    • arms

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What are the best fear quotes by Virgil?


    Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.

    • fear

    Fear is proof of a low born soul.

    • fear

    I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.

    • fear

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What are the best god quotes by Virgil?


    Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.


    Every man makes a god of his own desire.


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

    • arms

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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.

  • death

Time bears away all things, even the mind.

  • time

Each of us bears his own Hell.


Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times.




You have endured worse things; God will grant an end even to these.


Every man makes a god of his own desire.

  • desire

Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.

  • god

Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable.

  • learning

Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.


Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it.

  • fate

Impotent fury rages powerless and to no purpose.


A fickle and changeful thing is a woman ever.


Everyone is dragged on by their favorite pleasure.


Go on and increase in valor for this is the path to immortality.

  • bravery

Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.


As a twig is bent the tree inclines.


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


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


Such is the love of praise, so great the anxiety for victory.


Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.


Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere.


Passion and strife bow down the mind.


Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety.


Hug the shore; let others try the deep.


Fear is proof of a low born soul.

  • fear

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


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


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

  • another

The Britons are quite separated from all the world.


A fault is fostered by concealment.


Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind.

  • fame

Age carries all things away, even the mind.


Trust not too much to appearances.

  • trust

Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.


I too must attempt a way by which I can raise myself above the ground, and soar triumphant through the lips of men.


Fate will find a way.

  • fate

Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.


They can conquer who believe they can.


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


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


He enters the port with a full sail.


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

  • despise

It manus in gyrum; paullatim singula viresDeperdunt proprias; color est E pluribus unus. Spins round the stirring hand; lose by degreesTheir separate powers the parts, and comes at lastFrom many several colors one that rules.


Time flies never to be recalled.

  • flies

Oh you who are born of the blood of the gods, Trojan son of Anchises, easy is the descent to Hell; the door of dark Dis stands open day and night. But to retrace your steps and come out to the air above, that is work, that is labor!

  • literary

Time is flying never to return.

  • flying

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

  • arms

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


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

  • able

One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.

  • another

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


The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent, and easy is the way: but, to return, and view the cheerful skies; in this, the task and mighty labor lies.


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

  • flies

Who can blind lover's eyes?


Veiling truth in mystery.


Love conquers all.

  • love

As the twig is bent the tree inclines.


Time passes irrevocably.

  • irrevocably

We can't all do everything.


From a single crime know the nation.


Their rage supplies them with weapons.


All our sweetest hours fly fastest.


To have died once is enough.


All things deteriorate in time.

  • all

I shudder when relating it.


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

  • another

Want of pluck shows want of blood.


From one learn all.

  • learn

I have lived, and I have run the course which fortune allotted me; and now my shade shall descend illustrious to the grave.

  • death

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


In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?


I have known sorrow and learned to aid the wretched.


Fortune favours the bold.


Every sound alarms.


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


Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.


Endure the present, and watch for better things.


Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low.


They succeed, because they think they can.


None but himself can be his parallel.


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


Fury itself supplies arms.

  • arms

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

  • acquainted

I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.

  • fear

They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence


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


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