40 Inspirational Virgil Quotes For Success In Life

Publius Vergilius Maro (traditional dates 15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin literature: the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him. These Virgil quotes will motivate you.

Best Virgil Quotes

  1. “If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.” ― Virgil
  2. “Fortune sides with him who dares.” ― Virgil
  3. “Let me rage before I die.” ― Virgil
  4. “Death twitches my ear;
    ‘Live,’ he says…
    ‘I’m coming.” ― Virgil
  5. “The descent into Hell is easy” ― Virgil
  6. “No day shall erase you from the memory of time” ― Virgil
  7. “Love conquers all things, so we too shall yield to love.” ― Virgil
  8. “Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you. ” ― Virgil
  9. “Each of us bears his own Hell.” ― Virgil
  10. “Through pain I’ve learned to comfort suffering men” ― Virgil
  11. “Death’s brother, sleep.” ― Virgil
  12. “They can because they think they can.” ― Virgil

  13. The only hope for the doomed is no hope at all…” ― Virgil
  14. “I will be gone from here and sing my songs/ In the forest wilderness where the wild beasts are,/ And carve in letters on the little trees/ The story of my love, and as the trees/ Will grow letters too will grow, to cry/ In a louder voice the story of my love.” ― Virgil
  15. “We can’t all do everything.” ― Virgil
  16. “…She nourishes the poison in her veins and is consumed by a secret fire.” ― Virgil
  17. “Love conquers all.” ― Virgil
  18. “It is easy to go down into Hell…; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air—there’s the rub…” ― Virgil
  19. “Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.” ― Virgil
  20. “Time is flying never to return.” ― Virgil
  21. “The best days are the first to flee.” ― Virgil
  22. “Spare the meek, but subdue the arrogant.” ― Virgil
  23. “Fortunate is he whose mind has the power to probe the causes of things and trample underfoot all terrors and inexorable fate.” ― Virgil

  24. “Do the gods light this fire in our hearts or does each man’s mad desire become his god?” ― Virgil
  25. “Trust one who has gone through it.” ― Virgil
  26. “No stranger to misfortune myself, I have learned to relieve the sufferings of others.” ― Virgil
  27. “Love conquers all; therefore, let us submit to love.” ― Virgil
  28. Friend, have the courage
    To care little for wealth, and shape yourself,
    You too, to merit godhead.” ― Virgil
  29. “The dank night is sweeping down from the sky and the setting stars incline our heads to sleep.” ― Virgil
  30. “I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts.” ― Virgil
  31. “They are able who think they are able.” ― Virgil
  32. “The dewy night unrolls a heaven thickly jeweled with sparkling stars” ― Virgil
  33. “The noblest motive is the public good.” ― Virgil
  34. “The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent and easy is the way.” ― Virgil
  35. “The greatest wealth is health” ― Virgil

  36. “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.” ― Virgil
  37. “And perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day” ― Virgil
  38. “A shifty, fickle object is woman, always.” ― Virgil
  39. “Ah, merciless Love, is there any length to which you cannot force the human heart to go?” ― Virgil
  40. “Fortune favors the bold.” ― Virgil

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