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Top 100 Quotes About Virgil

#1. She has a human face and as far as the groin she is a girl with lovely breasts, but below she is a monstrous sea creature, her womb 430 full of wolves, - Author: Virgil
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#2. We may be masters of our every lot By bearing it. - Author: Virgil
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#3. Mantua gave me birth, Calabri snatched me away, now Parthenope holds me; I sang of shepherds, pastures, and heroes. -Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope, cecini pascua, rura, duces - Author: Virgil
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#4. Every man makes a god of his own desire. - Author: Virgil
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#5. Tony Gonzalez is one of the best ever and changed the way tight ends have transitioned themselves from college to the NFL. He can do a little bit of everything. He's a guy who you want to model yourself after. - Author: Virgil Green
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#6. Duty bound, Aeneas, though he struggled with desire to calm and comfort her in all her pain, to speak to her and turn her mind from grief, and though he sighed his heart out, shaken still with love if her, yet took the course heaven gave him and turned back to the fleet. - Author: Virgil
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#7. In his deepest heart there surge tremendous shame and madness mixed with sorrow and love whipped on by frenzy and a courage aware of its own worth. - Author: Virgil
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#8. [Gertrude Stein] really needed someone like Virgil Thomson, whom she respected, to sit on her a bit and make her devise some plot. - Author: James Laughlin
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#9. I was the first to bring the Muse into my country. - Author: Virgil
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#10. All things by nature are ready to get worse - Author: Virgil
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#11. Fortune favours the bold. - Author: Virgil
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#12. You win some and you lose some. Unless you're Virgil, then you lose them all. - Author: Bobby Heenan
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#13. Go forth a conqueror and win great victories. - Author: Virgil
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#14. Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love. - Author: Virgil
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#15. Spare the meek, but subdue the arrogant. - Author: Virgil
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#16. Easy is the descent to hell; all night long, all day, the doors of dark Hades stand open; but to retrace the path; to come out again to the sweet air of Heaven - there is the task, there is the burden. - Author: Virgil
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#17. Look with favor upon a bold beginning. - Author: Virgil
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#18. I seem to write an opera about every 20 years; if you live long enough you can write four operas. I finished my third in 1970. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#19. In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used? - Author: Virgil
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#20. Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance. - Author: Virgil
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#21. Time is the sole resource you gain if spent and waste if not. - Author: VIRGIL PROFEANU
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#22. Nunc scio quit sit amor." Lat., "Now I know what love is. - Author: Virgil
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#23. Virgil put it with Roman bluntness and economy. Dolus an virtus, quis in hoste requirat? cried Aeneas's comrade as they fought their way out of burning Troy disguised in Greek armor; which may be loosely translated: It won't matter to the enemy whether you beat him by guile or by valor. - Author: Thaddeus Holt
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#24. The whole genius of an author consists in describing well, and delineating character well. Homer, Plato, Virgil, Horace only excel other writers by their expressions and images; we must indicate what is true if we mean to write naturally, forcibly and delicately. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#25. If a child has an older sibling involved in an addiction, there is a 90 percent chance that he or she will get involved too. - Author: Virgil Miller Newton
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#26. Such is the love of praise, so great the anxiety for victory. - Author: Virgil
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#27. Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance. - Author: Virgil
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#28. These passions of soul, these conflicts so fierce, will cease, and be repressed by the casting of a little dust. - Author: Virgil
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#29. At an early age I sucked up the milk of Homer, Virgil, Horace, Terence, Anacreon, Plato and Euripides, diluted with that of Moses and the prophets. - Author: Denis Diderot
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#30. When a German soldier is running at you, there's no point quoting Virgil at him, you're better off kicking a football in his face. - Author: Cesca Major
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#31. Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate. - Author: Virgil
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#32. Endure, and keep yourselves for days of happiness. - Author: Virgil
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#33. From one learn all. - Author: Virgil
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#34. 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. - Author: Virgil
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#35. There's a snake lurking in the grass. - Author: Virgil
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#36. True will is wishing backed by power. - Author: VIRGIL PROFEANU
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#37. Truly Virgil was right: love was a form of sickness. It altered people, made them behave in strange and irrational ways. - Author: Donna Woolfolk Cross
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#38. I too am a poet who has found some favour with the Muse. I too have written songs. I too have heard the shepherds call me bard. But I take it from them with a grain of salt: I have the feeling that I cannot yet compare with Varius or Cinna, but cackle like a goose among melodious swans. - Author: Virgil
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#39. Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere. - Author: Virgil
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#40. What good are prayers and shrines to a person mad with love? The flame keeps gnawing into her tender marrow hour by hour, and deep in her heart the silent wound lives on. - Author: Virgil
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#41. My favorite older movie of all-time is "Scarface." Al Pacino played that role so well. It's a longer movie, but I like it. - Author: Virgil Green
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#42. He enters the port with a full sail. - Author: Virgil
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#43. The retirement system that is in place for members of Congress and other federal workers features what is known as the Federal Employment Retirement Plan. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#44. Yield thou not to adversity, but press on the more bravely. - Author: Virgil
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#45. The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety. - Author: Virgil
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#46. I listened to the pure crystalline notes of one of Mozart's concertos dropping at my feet like leaves from the trees. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#47. Here, too, the honorable finds its due
and there are tears for passing things; here, too,
things mortal touch the mind. - Author: Virgil
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#48. But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained. - Author: Virgil
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#49. What region of the earth is not full of our calamities? - Author: Virgil
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#50. Knowledge makes us stronger, but power is not supersede by it (knowledge). Vulnerable is power without knowledge. Impracticable is knowledge without power. - Author: VIRGIL PROFEANU
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#51. May the countryside and the gliding valley streams content me. Lost to fame, let me love river and woodland. - Author: Virgil
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#52. Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.
and perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day - Author: Virgil
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#53. I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts. - Author: Virgil
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#54. It is important that the United States move with all deliberate speed to develop and get into usage alternative fuels that will allow us to end our dependence on foreign oil. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#55. Our own unresolved authority problems from our youth sometimes get transferred to our youthful patients, because we are still "covert adolescent rebels." In subtle ways, we encourage the adolescent patient to rebel towards parents, school authorities, and society in general. - Author: Virgil Miller Newton
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#56. Second, the only proven technique for treatment for chemically dependent people involves use of a spiritual program of self-change. - Author: Virgil Miller Newton
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#57. Verbal communication about music is impossible except among musicians. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#58. Over nine whole acres while a huge, horrendous Vulture puddles forever with hooked beak In his liver and entrails teeming with raw pain. It burrows deep below the breastbone, feeding And foraging without respite, for the gnawed-at Gut and gutstrings keep renewing. - Author: Virgil
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#59. Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember. - Author: Virgil
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#60. Virgil said fortune favors the bold. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#61. The dewy night unrolls a heaven thickly jewelled with sparkling stars - Author: Virgil
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#62. Got here half an hour ago and had a look, eyeballin' it," Sawyer said. "It's murder, all right. Tell you something else - the sun went down, and it's as dark as the inside of a horses's ass out here."
"You're sure?"
"Well, I've never actually been inside a horses's ass. - Author: John Sandford
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#63. Reveal you soul only to God. Don't judge other by their acts, good or bad; still learn from what you see. - Author: VIRGIL PROFEANU
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#64. No stranger to misfortune myself, I have learned to relieve the sufferings of others. - Author: Virgil
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#65. Happy the person who has learned the cause of things and has put under his or her feet all fear, inexorable fate, and the noisy strife of the hell of greed. - Author: Virgil
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#66. Hug the shore; let others try the deep. - Author: Virgil
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#67. I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good. - Author: Virgil Thomson
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#68. Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy. - Author: Virgil
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#69. Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low. - Author: Virgil
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#70. Wherever the fates lead us let us follow. - Author: Virgil
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#71. The greatest health is wealth. - Author: Virgil
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#72. Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable. - Author: Virgil
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#73. It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task. - Author: Virgil
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#74. Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas. Lucky is he who has been able to understand the causes of things Virgil, Georgics, Book 2 - Author: Robert Galbraith
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#75. Adolescence in my growing up period was truly "Happy Days," the title of a TV show connotating the quality of this life period. - Author: Virgil Miller Newton
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#76. We need to thank all of our troops, and particularly those for whom we can never express enough gratitude for they have given their lives so that all of us may be free and that our democracy can be a shining light for the rest of the world. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#77. Learn all from one thing. -Ab uno disce omnes - Author: Virgil
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#78. In addition, the bill passed by the House requires a person performing an abortion on a minor from a different state to notify one parent in the home state. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#79. But, you know, there's another group that really runs the show. It's very shadowy, just as you've described ... Those of us in the Congress of the United States are window dressing. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#80. From a single crime know the nation. - Author: Virgil
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#81. They can because they think they can. - Author: Virgil
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#82. Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth. - Author: Virgil
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#83. The signs of the old flame, I know them well.
I pray that the earth gape deep enough to take me down
or the almighty Father blast me with one bolt to the shades,
the pale, glimmering shades in hell, the pit of night,
before I dishonor you, my conscience, break your laws. - Author: Virgil
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#84. Fortunate is he whose mind has the power to probe the causes of things and trample underfoot all terrors and inexorable fate. - Author: Virgil
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#85. The dank night is sweeping down from the sky
and the setting stars incline our heads to sleep. - Author: Virgil
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#86. Love conquers all. Let Love then smile at our defeat. - Author: Virgil
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#87. Death's brother, sleep. - Author: Virgil
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#88. If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong. - Author: Virgil
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#89. Further, the United States is moving ahead in the development of clean coal technology. There are vast coal reserves in our country, and when it is burned cleanly, coal can provide a resource to supply a large amount of our energy requirements. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#90. Through pain I've learned to comfort suffering men - Author: Virgil
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#91. The flocks fear the wolf, the crops the storm, and the trees the wind. - Author: Virgil
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#92. Virgil is serene and lovely like a marble Apollo in the moonlight; Homer is a beautiful, animated youth in the full sunlight with the wind in his hair. - Author: Helen Keller
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#93. So ran the speech. Burdened and sick at heart,
He feigned hope in his look, and inwardly
Contained his anguish. [ ... ]
Aeneas, more than any, secretly
Mourned for them all - Author: Virgil
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#94. They can conquer who believe they can. - Author: Virgil
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#95. But, ... we should first learn the winds and the nature of the sky, the customary cultivation and the ways of the place. What each region bears and rejects. Here corn shoots up, and there grapes do. Elsewhere young trees grow strong and the wild grasses. - Author: Virgil
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#96. Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched. - Author: Virgil
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#97. What madness destroyed me and you, Orpheus? - Author: Virgil
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#98. He was just as good as Nero was bad. - Author: Virgil Mores Hillyer
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#99. In a shadowy place something white flew up. It was a heron, and it went away over the dark treetops. William Wallace followed it with his eyes and Brucie clapped his hands, but Virgil gave a sigh, as if he knew that when you go looking for what is lost, everything is a sign.
("The Wide Net") - Author: Eudora Welty
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#100. From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods. - Author: Virgil
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