Facts about Virgil

Summary

Virgil was a famous Writer from Rome, who lived between 70 BC and 19 BC.

Biography

The Roman writer Publius Vergilius Maro or Vergil (in English generally known as Virgil) was born 15 October 70 BC in the Andes near Mantua in Gaul Cisalpina, equivalent to today's northern Italy. He died 21 September 19 BC in the port city of Brundisium (now Brindisi). He is one of the Latin literature's most important writers.

Our collection contains 65 quotes who is written / told by Virgil, under the main topics: Sports, Love.

Related authors: Christopher Reeve

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgil

Famous quotes by Virgil (65)


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"They can because they think they can"
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"A fault is fostered by concealment"
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"Age carries all things away, even the mind"
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"Age steals away all things, even the mind"
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"All our sweetest hours fly fastest"
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"All things deteriorate in time"
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"As the twig is bent the tree inclines"
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"Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched"
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"But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained"
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"Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers"
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"Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance"
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"Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety"
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"Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses"
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"Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you"
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"Each of us bears his own Hell"
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"Endure the present, and watch for better things"
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"Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person"
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"Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance"
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"Every man makes a god of his own desire"
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"Every sound alarms"
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"Fate will find a way"
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"Fear is proof of a degenerate mind"
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"Fortune favours the bold"
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"Fortune sides with him who dares"
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"From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods"
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"From one learn all"
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"Fury itself supplies arms"
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"Go forth a conqueror and win great victories"
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"Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes"
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"Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things"
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"He enters the port with a full sail"
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"Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all"
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"Love conquers all"
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"Mind moves matter"
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"Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate"
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"None but himself can be his parallel"
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"O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts!"
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"One man excels in eloquence, another in arms"
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"Passion and strife bow down the mind"
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"Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember"
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"Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy"
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"They can conquer who believe they can"
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"They succeed, because they think they can"
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"Time flies never to be recalled"
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"Time is flying never to return"
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"Time passes irrevocably"
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"To have died once is enough"
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"Trust not too much to appearances"
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"Trust one who has tried"
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"Veiling truth in mystery"
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"Want of pluck shows want of blood"
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"If one swain scorns you, you will soon find another"
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"We can't all do everything"
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"He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground"
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"I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts"
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"I shudder when relating it"
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"Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth"
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"The medicine increases the disease"
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"Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances"
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"In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?"
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"It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be"
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"They can because they think they can"
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"Hug the shore; let others try the deep"
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"They are able because they think they are able"
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"The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub"


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