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Best Dante Alighieri Quotes

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A list of the best Dante Alighieri quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Dante Alighieri quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Dante Alighieri quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Dante Alighieri should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Dante Alighieri quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Dante Alighieri quotes?" and "What is the most famous Dante Alighieri quote?"

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    Follow your own star!

    Individuality More
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    There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

    Memory More
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    Abandon all hope, you who enter here!

    Hell More
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    A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.

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    This miserable state is borne by the wretched souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise.

    Middle class More
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    new! For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?

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    I wept not, so to stone within I grew.

    Cries and Crying More
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    In His will is our peace.

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    There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

    Hell More
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    The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

    Change More
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    A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.

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    Will cannot be quenched against its will.

    Will and Will Power More
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    Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.

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    Nature is the art of God.

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    These have not the hope to die.

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    Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.

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    The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.

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    The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.

    Life and Living More
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    Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

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    He whom you see—along the downward arc— was William, and the land that mourns his death, for living Charles and Frederick, now laments; now he has learned how Heaven loves the just ruler, and he would show this outwardly as well, so radiantly visible.

    William II of Sicily More
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    O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!

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    This other radiance that shows itself to you at my right hand, a brightness kindled by all the light that fills our heaven-- she has understood what I have said: she was a sister, and from her head, too, by force, the shadow of the sacred veil was taken. But though she had been turned back to the world against her will, against all honest practice, the veil upon her heart was never loosed. This is the splendor of the great Costanza, who from the Swabians' second gust engendered the one who was their third and final power.

    Constance, Queen of Sicily More
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