Words matter. These are the best Virgil Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.
The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one’s steps, and reach the air above, there’s the rub.
Every man makes a god of his own desire.
Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.
Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.
All things deteriorate in time.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.
What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.
Fortune favours the bold.
Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety.
Hug the shore; let others try the deep.
I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.
Age carries all things away, even the mind.
He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.
In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?
Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
They can conquer who believe they can.
Veiling truth in mystery.
As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
Passion and strife bow down the mind.
None but himself can be his parallel.
We can’t all do everything.
Fate will find a way.
To have died once is enough.
Trust not too much to appearances.
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.
Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.
Want of pluck shows want of blood.
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all.
Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate.
Their rage supplies them with weapons.