Virgil

70 - 19 BC

A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

It seemed otherwise to the gods. -Dis aliter visum

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

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A Quote by Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil, Virgil

Sicilian Muses, let us sing of slightly grander things. -Sicelides Musae, paulo maiora canamus

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Eclogues, IV.1

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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 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 oppose. -Fata obstant

Virgil (70 - 19 BC)

Source: Aeneid

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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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