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"

Author Quotes

Their own death accompanies the wound they inflict.

This quote reminds me to enjoy each moment of the summer Steep thyself in a bowl of summertime.

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

We cannot all do all things.

Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.

Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

So great a task it was to found the Roman race.

The descent into Hell is easy

The irreclaimable time flies.

Their rage supplies them with weapons.

This shall be thy work: to impose conditions of peace, to spare the lowly and to overthrow the proud.

Trust not to much to appearances.

We can't all do everything.

Wherever the Fates, in their ebb and flow, lead, let us follow.

Perhaps, one day, remembering even these things will bring pleasure.

Some trickery is here. Trojans, do not trust in the horse. Whatever it may be, I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.

The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub.

The irrevocable time flees.

Then endure for a while, and live for a happier day!

Through pain I've learned to comfort suffering men

Trust not too much to an enchanting face.

We can't raise our prices because we would lose our customers... Our prices have stayed the same, but the gas has doubled in price. If we starve to death, who will care?

Whither art thou rushing to destruction?

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.

Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth.

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First Name
Virgil, also Vergil, fully Publius Vergilius Maro
Birth Date
70 B.C.
Death Date
19 B.C.

Roman Poet known for the epic "Aeneid"