Virgil

70 - 19 BC

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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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on gold and hunger

The cursed hunger for gold. -Auri sacra fames

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on happiness

Happy the man who knows the causes of things.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on deed, leadership, and women

The leader of the deed was a woman. -Dux femina facti

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on learning

Learn all from one thing. -Ab uno disce omnes

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on love and yielding

Love conquers all, and let us yield to it. -Omnia vincit amor, et nos cedamus amori

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Eclogues, X.69

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on day

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Perhaps one day it will be pleasant to remember even these things. -Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

Of which I was a great part. -Quorum pars magna fui

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, II.6

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on power

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You, Roman, remember to rule peoples with your power. -Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, VI.851

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on rumor

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Rumor flies. -Fama volat

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid

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