Virgil Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old virgil quotes, virgil sayings, and virgil proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Beware the Greeks bearing gifts.      

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Fear the Greeks bearing gifts.      

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Time flies never to be recalled.      

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The greatest wealth is health.     

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Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.     

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

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Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it.     

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Let us follow our destiny, ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we master fortune by accepting it.     

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Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.     

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Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.     

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Believe one who has proved it. Believe an expert.     

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Rumor grows as it goes.     

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Tears are due to human misery.     

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They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence.     

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The greatest wealth is health.     

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Hug the shore; let others try the deep.     

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Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind.     

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Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.     

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Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.     

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Fury itself supplies arms.     

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The medicine increases the disease.     

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The seeds of life - fiery is their force, divine their birth, but they are weighed down by the bodies' ills or dulled by limbs and flesh that's born for death. That is the source of all men's fears and longings, joys and sorrows, nor can they see the heaven's light, shut up in the body's tomb, a prison dark and deep.     

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A chaplet of leaves crowns the victor.     

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The noblest motive is the public good.     

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I too must attempt a way by which I can raise myself above the ground, and soar triumphant through the lips of men.     

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Hug the shore; let others try the deep.     

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In youth alone, unhappy mortals live; But, ah! the mighty bliss is fugitive: Discolour'd sickness, anxious labour, come, And age, and death's inexorable doom.     

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Take heart again; put your dismal fears away. One day, who knows? Even these hardships will be grand things to look back on.     

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A chaplet of leaves crowns the victor.     

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

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