Virgil, also Vergil, fully Publius Vergilius Maro

Virgil, also Vergil, fully Publius Vergilius Maro
70 B.C.
19 B.C.

Roman Poet known for the epic "Aeneid"

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They succeed, because they think they can.

To spare the vanquished, and subdue the proud.

We are headed in the right direction, but we will not be satisfied until everyone is successful,

When I saw her I as undone.

Perhaps one day it will be pleasant to remember even these things.

She acquires momentum as she advances.

The accursed hunger for gold.

The greatest wealth is health

The wavering multitude is divided into opposite factions.

They were right. They didn't lie.

To whisper insidious accusations in the ear of the mob.

We are not all capable of everything.

When I was a kid, the Hispanics here all just about knew each other, ... Now there are hundreds of families. ... Until recently, we were pretty much invisible.

Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.

She nourishes the poison in her veins and is consumed by a secret fire.

The circling year completes its months since we entombed in earth the bones and remnants of my godlike father. Unless I err, that anniversary is here, the day that I shall always keep in grief and honor.

The hour is ripe, and yonder lies the way.

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

Think it not loss of time a while to stay, tho' thy companions chide thy long delay; tho' summon'd to the seas, tho' pleasing gales invite thy course, and stretch thy swelling sails: but beg the sacred priestess to relate with willing words, and not to write thy fate... She shall direct thy course, instruct thy mind, and teach thee how the happy shores to find. This is what Heav'n allows me to relate: now part in peace; pursue thy better fate.

Too happy would you be, did ye but know your own advantages!

We bear each one our own destiny.

When the first is plucked, a second will not be wanting.

Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy.

Small in number, but their valor tried in war, and glowing.

The cursed hunger for gold.

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Virgil, also Vergil, fully Publius Vergilius Maro
Birth Date
70 B.C.
Death Date
19 B.C.
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Roman Poet known for the epic "Aeneid"