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

None but himself can be his parallel.

Oh, where the fields are! (expression for a longing to the country side)

If I cannot influence the gods, I shall move all hell.

It is of benefit to have improved life through discovered knowledge.

Let us make, instead of war, an everlasting peace and plighted wedding. You have what you were bent upon: she burns with love; the frenzy now is in her bones. Then let us rule this people - you and I- with equal auspices.

Not being untutored in suffering, I learn to pity those in affliction.

One Life through all the immense creation runs… and in all substance is a single Soul.

If one swain scorns you, you will soon find another.

It is then so sad a thing to die.

Let us now some nobler things! [marks the transition in a text to a more important subject]

Not surpassing in crafty measures, but in the power of arms.

One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.

If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong.

It is time the truth was known and Romanian society became aware of this event... The truth isn't enough to be unveiled. It must be spread to make it known.

Look with favor upon a bold beginning.

Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes it's gay attire.

Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it.

If you go off to die, then take us, too, to face all things with you; but if your past still lets you put your hope in arms, which now you have put on, then first protect this house.

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.

Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all.

Now I know what love is.

I'm looking for facts first, but it was probably caused by extra water in the hull, ... I think people are not aware the dangers of a boat's wake.

It seemed otherwise to the gods.

Love conquers all things let us too surrender to Love.

Now, every field and every tree is in bloom; the woods are now in full leaf, and the year is in its highest beauty.

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

Roman Poet known for the epic "Aeneid"