Virgil

70 - 19 BC

A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

So great a task it was to found the Roman race. -Tantae molis erat Romanam condere gentem

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, I.33

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

They can because they think they can.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on time

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Meanwhile, Time is flying - flying , never to return.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Georgics

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on fear, gifts, horses, and trust

Don't trust the horse, Trojans. Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks even bearing gifts. -Equo ne credite, Teucri. Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, II.48

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

Wars, horrid wars. -Bella horrida bella

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on god

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God speed to your youthful valor, boy! So shall you scale the stars!

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, IX, 641

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on assumptions

Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; Now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes it's gay attire.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on fatherhood and heaven

Then Heaven, the Father Almighty, comes down in fruitful showers into the lap of his joyous spouse, and his might, with her mighty frame commingling, nurtures all growths.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Georgics

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on lies

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A snake lies hidden in the grass. -Latet anguis in herba

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Eclogues, III.94

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on divinity, life, soul, and world

All these souls, after they have passed away a thousand years, are summoned by the divine ones in great array, to the lethean river. . . . In this way they become forgetful of the former earthlife, and re-visit the vaulted realms of the world, willing to return again into living bodies.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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