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Virgil Quotes

Roman Poet

Evil is nourished and grows by concealment.

Category: Evil

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.

Category: Fame

Fame hides her head among the clouds.

Category: Fame

Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.

Category: Fate

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

Category: Fate

Fortune favors the brave.

Category: Fortune

Fortune sides with him who dares.

Category: Fortune

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

Category: Giving

Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.

Category: God

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

Category: Gold

Rumor grows as it goes.

Category: Gossip

As a twig is bent the tree inclines.

Category: Habit

Press no further with hate.

Category: Hatred

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.

Category: Hell

Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times.

Category: Hope