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Dante Alighieri Quotes

(1265-1321), Italian Philosopher, Poet

A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.

Category: Action

For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?

Category: Action

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.

Category: Beauty

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

Category: Change

O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!

Category: Conscience

I wept not, so to stone within I grew.

Category: Cries And Crying

These have not the hope to die.

Category: Death And Dying

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.

Category: Fame

In His will is our peace.

Category: God

Abandon all hope, you who enter here!

Category: Hell

There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

Category: Hell

Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

Category: Humankind

Follow your own star!

Category: Individuality

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.

Category: Life And Living

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

Category: Memory