Virgil

70 - 19 BC

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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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on day and hell

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The gates of hell are open, night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy the way.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

The Fates will find a way. -Fata viam invenient

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on fortune and kindness

Whatever may happen, every kind of fortune is to be overcome by bearing it.

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on effort and fortune

Fortune smiles upon our first effort. -Aspirat primo Fortuna labori

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on yielding

Can heavenly minds yield to such rage?

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, I, 11

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

Arcadians both -Arcades ambo

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil on learning

He is fortunate who had been able to learn the causes of things. -Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Georgics

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

Easy is the descent to Avernus. -Facilis descensus Averno

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid, VI.126

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