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Best Virgil Quotes

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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?"

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    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.

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    Fortune favors the brave.

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

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    They can because they think they can.

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    Trust not to much to appearances.

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    Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.

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    Trust one who has tried.

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

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    Rumor grows as it goes.

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    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 More
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    new! 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 More
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    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 More
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    Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde.

    Change More
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    The Britons are quite separated from all the world.

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

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    Mind moves matter.

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    From a single crime know the nation.

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    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.

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    Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.

    Memory More
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    Fortune sides with him who dares.

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

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

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    Age carries all things away, even the mind.

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    The wavering multitude is divided into opposite factions.

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    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.

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    Everyone is dragged on by their favorite pleasure.

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

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

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

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    Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.

    God More
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    Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.

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    Evil is nourished and grows by concealment.

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

    Gold More
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    Press no further with hate.

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    Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times.

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    Trust not too much to an enchanting face.

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

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    Fame hides her head among the clouds.

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    Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.

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    Fear is proof of a low born soul.

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

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

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

    Learning More
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    As a twig is bent the tree inclines.

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

    Victory More
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