64 Dante Alighieri Quotes On Success In Life

Dante Alighieri and often referred to simply as Dante was an Italian poet, writer, and philosopher. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio, is widely considered the most important poem of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language. These Dante Alighieri quotes will motivate you.

Best Dante Alighieri Quotes

  1. “Where the way is hardest, there go thou; Follow your own path and let people talk.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  2. “The path to paradise begins in hell.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  3. “I care not where my body may take me as long as my soul is embarked on a meaningful journey.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  4. “Everywhere is here and every when is now.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  5. “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
    [This miserable mode
    Maintain the melancholy souls of those
    Who lived withouten infamy or praise.]” ~ Dante Alighieri
  6. “The more souls who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love… and, mirror-like… each soul reflects the other.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  7. “Remember tonight… for it is the beginning of always.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  8. “There is a gentle thought that often springs to life in me, because it speaks of you.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  9. “Follow your path, and let the people talk.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  10. “L’amor che move il sole e l’altre stelle (The love that moves the sun and the other stars)” ~ Dante Alighieri
  11. “If you give people light, they will find their own way.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  12. “Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  13. “In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  14. “I am the way into the city of woe.
    I am the way to a forsaken people.
    I am the way into eternal sorrow.
    Sacred justice moved my architect.
    I was raised here by divine omnipotence,
    Primordial love and ultimate intellect.
    Only those elements time cannot wear
    Were made before me, and beyond time I stand.
    Abandon all hope ye who enter here.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  15. “Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  16. “The secret of getting things done is to act!” ~ Dante Alighieri
  17. “Often a retrospect delights the mind.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  18. “If your world isn’t right, the cause is in you.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  19. “Compassion is not a passion; rather a noble disposition of the soul, made ready to receive love, mercy, and other charitable passions.” ~ Dante Alighieri , Dante Alighieri quotes on compassion
  20. “He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  21. “Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  22. “Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  23. “Be like a solid tower whose brave height remains unmoved by all the winds that blow; the man who lets his thoughts be turned aside by one thing or another, will lose sight of his true goal, his mind sapped of its strength.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  24. “From a little spark may burst a flame.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  25. “Come, follow me, and leave the world to its babblings.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  26. “…ma gia volgena il mio disio e’l velle si come rota ch’igualmente e mossa, l’amor che move: i sole e l’altre stelle …as a wheel turns smoothtly, free from jars, my will and my desire were turned by love, The love that moves the sun and the other stars.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  27. “So may heaven’s grace clear away the foam from the conscience, that the river of thy thoughts may roll limpid thenceforth.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  28. “Love kindled by virtue always kindles another, provided that its flame appear outwardly.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  29. “The love of God, unutterable and perfect, flows into a pure soul the way light rushes into a transparent object. The more love that it finds, the more it gives itself: so that, as we grow clear and open, the more complete the joy of heaven is. And the more souls who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love, and, mirror-like, each soul reflects the other.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  30. “Mankind is at its best when it is most free. This will be clear if we grasp the principle of liberty. We must recall that the basic principle is freedom of choice, which saying many have on their lips but few in their minds.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  31. “The devil is not as black as he is painted.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  32. Nature is the art of God.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  33. “From a small spark, Great flame has risen.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  34. “There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.” ~ Dante Alighieri , Dante Alighieri quotes on happiness
  35. “Because there is no man who can be true and just judge of himself, so much will self-love deceive him.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  36. “Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  37. “Beauty awakens the soul to act.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  38. “Without hope we live in desire.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  39. “Follow your own star!” ~ Dante Alighieri

  40. “Pride, envy, avarice – these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  41. “The mind which is created quick to love is responsive to everything that is pleasing, soon as by pleasure it is awakened into activity. Your apprehensive faculty draws an impression from a real object and unfolds it within you so that it makes the mind turn thereto. And if being turned, it inclines towards it, that inclination is love; that is nature, which through pleasure is bound anew within you.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  42. “O mortal men, be wary of how ye judge.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  43. “O human race, born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou so fall?” ~ Dante Alighieri
  44. “Eternal love made me.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  45. Love can move the Sun and the stars.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  46. “The day that man allows true love to appear, those things which are well made will fall into confusion and will overturn everything we believe to be right and true.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  47. “He listens well who takes notes.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  48. “Love and the gentle heart are but the same thing.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  49. “The heaven that rolls around cries aloud to you while it displays its eternal beauties, and yet your eyes are fixed upon the earth alone.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  50. “Love insists the loved loves back” ~ Dante Alighieri
  51. “I found myself within a forest dark.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  52. “Doubting charms me not less than knowledge.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  53. “They yearn for what they fear for.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  54. “It is necessity and not pleasure that compels us.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  55. “There’s not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find fault.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  56. “You can stay and die or you can walk your ugly ass back through that gate. It’s your call, pal.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  57. “But the stars that marked our starting fall away. We must go deeper into greater pain, for it is not permitted that we stay.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  58. “If you follow your natural bent; you will definitely go to heaven” ~ Dante Alighieri
  59. “He loves but little who can say and count in words, how much he loves.” ~ Dante Alighieri

  60. “The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  61. “As flowerlets drooped and puckered in the night turn up to the returning sun and spread their petals wide on his new warmth and light-just so my wilted spirits rose again and such a heat of zeal surged through my veins that I was born anew.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  62. “Mankind is at its best when it is most free.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  63. “…Everything that is, desires to be. As we act, we unfold our being. Enjoyment naturally follows for a thing desired always brings delight.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  64. “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they have freed themselves from sinful wrath.” ~ Dante Alighieri

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