30 Short Virgil Quotes


The following is a list of Virgil quotes.


“Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.”


“Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.”


“It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.”


“They can, because they think they can.”


“Trust one who has tried.”


“Time is flying never to return.”


“Passion and strife bow down the mind.”


“Mind moves matter.”


“Hug the shore; let others try the deep.”


“Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.”


“Fortune sides with him who dares.”


“Each of us bears his own Hell.”


“Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses.”


“A fault is fostered by concealment.”


“Age steals away all things, even the mind.”


“Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.”


“As the twig is bent the tree inclines.”


“Endure the present, and watch for better things.”


“Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.”


“He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.”


“Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love.”


“Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.”


“What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.”


“Your descendants shall gather your fruits.”


“The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety.”


“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.”


“Fury itself supplies arms.”


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


“Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.”


“All our sweetest hours fly fastest.”

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