Virgil

a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)

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As the twig is bent the tree inclines.Rate it:
Fortune favors the bold.Rate it:
Nunc scio quit sit amor.Rate it:
Oh you who are born of the blood of the gods, Trojan son of Anchises, easy is the descent to Hell the door of dark Dis stands open day and night. But to retrace your steps and come out to the air above, that is work, that is laborRate it:
It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.Rate it:
Possunt quia posse videntur. (They can because they think they can, from The Aeneid)Rate it:
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is the same for all.Rate it:
Each of us bears his own Hell.Rate it:
A snake lurks in the grass.Rate it:
All these souls, after they have passed away a thousand years, are summoned by the divine ones in great array, to the lethean river. . .In this way they become forgetful of the former earthlife, and re-visit the vaulted realms of the world, willing to return again into living bodies.Rate it:
As a twig is bent the tree inclines.Rate it:
Audentis Fortuna iuvat. (Fortune assists the bold) also Fortune favors the bold.Rate it:
Believe one who has proved it. Believe an expert.Rate it:
Death's brother, Sleep.Rate it:
Do not commit your poems to pages alone, sing them I pray you.Rate it:
Do not trust the horse, Trojans Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even though they bring gifts.Rate it:
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.Rate it:
Each man is led by his own liking.Rate it:
Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.Rate it:
Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.Rate it:
Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit (Perhaps it will be pleasing sometime to have remembered these things, from The Aeneid)Rate it:
Fortune favors the brave.Rate it:
Go on and increase in valor for this is the path to immortality.Rate it:
Happy is he who gets to know the reasons for things.Rate it:
Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere.Rate it:
I feel again a spark of that ancient flame.Rate it:
I have known sorrow and learned to aid the wretched.Rate it:
I saw these terrible things,and took great part in them.Rate it:
In quarrels such as these not ours to intervene.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
Lat., Now I know what love is.Rate it:
Latet anguis in herba. (There's a snake hidden in the grass)Rate it:
Let us go singing as far as we go the road will be less tedious.Rate it:
Look with favour upon a bold beginning.Rate it:
Love conquers all things let us too surrender to Love.Rate it:
O tyrant love, to what do you not drive the hearts of men.Rate it:
Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.Rate it:
Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art.Rate it:
Press no further with hate.Rate it:
Rumor grows as it goes.Rate it:
The gates of hell are open, night and day Smooth the descent, and easy the way.Rate it:
They are able because they think they are able.Rate it:
They can because they think they can.Rate it:
They can conquer who believe they can.Rate it:
They can do all because they think they can.Rate it:
This quote reminds me to enjoy each moment of the summer Steep thyself in a bowl of summertime.Rate it:
Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde.Rate it:
Trust one who has gone through it.Rate it:
Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.Rate it:
Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly.Rate it:
Your descendants shall gather your fruits.Rate it:

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