Dante Alighieri

1265 - 1321

A Quote by Dante Alighieri on envy, pride, and soul

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri

From a little spark may burst a mighty flame.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

Source: The Divine Comedy

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri

Be steadfast as a tower that doth not bend Its stately summit to the tempest's shock.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on power

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All your renown is like the summer flower that blooms and dies; because the sunny glow which brings it forth, soon slays with parching power.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on darkness, journeys, life, and losing

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

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on life, purpose, and work

The purpose of the whole (work) is to remove those who are living in this life from a state of wretchedness and lead them to the state of blessedness.

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on sleep and time

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I was so full of sleep at the time that I left the true way.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on art, god, and nature

Nature is the art of God.

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on defense, evil, intelligence, mankind, and power

For where the instrument of intelligence is added to brute power and evil will, mankind is powerless in its own defense.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

Source: The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, 1320

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on happiness, misery, sorrow, and time

There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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