Best Virgil Quotes Quotations
1Vote List
tags 163 votes 75 voters 15,775 views 46 items f p @

Best Virgil Quotes

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

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

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

You can see what subjects these historic Virgil quotes fall under displayed to the right of the quote. Be sure to vote so your favorite Virgil saying won't fall to the bottom of the list.
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
  1. 1
    + 16
    - 1

    Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming. Death and Dying

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 19
    - 3

    The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent, and easy is the way: but, to return, and view the cheerful skies; in this, the task and mighty labor lies. Hell

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 12
    - 1

    They can because they think they can. Belief

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 11
    - 1

    Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love. Love

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 14
    - 2

    Fortune favors the brave. Fortune

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 5
    - 0

    Trust not to much to appearances. Appearance

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 4
    - 0

    Trust one who has tried. Trust

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 4
    - 1

    Fortune sides with him who dares. Fortune

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 3
    - 0

    Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde. Change

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 3
    - 0

    The Britons are quite separated from all the world. Nationalities and Nationalism

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 3
    - 0

    I too must attempt a way by which I can raise myself above the ground, and soar triumphant through the lips of men. Ambition

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 3
    - 0
    ) open
  13. 13
    + 3
    - 0

    Rumor grows as it goes. Gossip

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 3
    - 0

    I have lived, and I have run the course which fortune allotted me; and now my shade shall descend illustrious to the grave. Death and Dying

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 3
    - 0

    From a single crime know the nation. Crime and Criminals

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 3
    - 0

    Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind. Fame

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 3
    - 0

    They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence Character

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 3
    - 1

    Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low. Empire

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 3
    - 1

    Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember. Memory

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 3
    - 1

    You have endured worse things; God will grant an end even to these. Adversity

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 3
    - 1

    Trust not too much to an enchanting face. Beauty

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 2
    - 0

    I saw these terrible things, and took great part in them. Uncategorised

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 2
    - 0

    Trust not the horse, O Trojans. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts. Giving

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 2
    - 0

    Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused. Gold

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 2
    - 0

    Mind moves matter. Mind

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 1
    - 0

    Everyone is dragged on by their favorite pleasure. Pleasure

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 1
    - 0

    It manus in gyrum; paullatim singula viresDeperdunt proprias; color est E pluribus unus. Spins round the stirring hand; lose by degreesTheir separate powers the parts, and comes at lastFrom many several colors one that rules. Uncategorised

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 1
    - 0

    Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person. Virtue

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 1
    - 0

    The wavering multitude is divided into opposite factions. Unity

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 1
    - 0

    Age carries all things away, even the mind. Age and Aging

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 1
    - 0

    Evil is nourished and grows by concealment. Evil

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 1
    - 0

    Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it. Fate

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 1
    - 0

    Wherever the fates lead us let us follow. Fate

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 1
    - 0

    Who asks whether the enemy were defeated by strategy or valor? Defeat

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 1
    - 0

    Press no further with hate. Hatred

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 1
    - 0

    Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times. Hope

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 1
    - 1

    As a twig is bent the tree inclines. Habit

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 1
    - 1

    Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God. God

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 0
    - 0

    Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere. Military

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 0
    - 0

    Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable. Learning

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 0
    - 0

    Fame hides her head among the clouds. Fame

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 0
    - 0

    Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you. Risk

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 0
    - 0

    Go on and increase in valor for this is the path to immortality. Courage

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 0
    - 1

    Fear is proof of a degenerate mind. Fear

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 0
    - 1

    Fear is proof of a low born soul. Fear

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 0
    - 1

    Such is the love of praise, so great the anxiety for victory. Victory

    ) open
47 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

plus...

more popular lists