30+ Best Dante Alighieri Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Dante Alighieri, probably baptized Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri and often referred to simply as Dante, was an Italian poet. Profoundly inspirational Dante Alighieri quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Dante Alighieri Quotes

Remember tonight… for it is the beginning of always.

Pride, envy, avarice – these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.

He listens well who takes notes.

Will cannot be quenched against its will.

Nature is the art of God.

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

From a little spark may burst a flame.

If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

I love to doubt as well as know.

Inspirational Dante Alighieri Quotes

Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.

You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man’s bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man’s stairs.

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.

I wept not, so to stone within I grew.

Follow your own star!

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.

No one thinks of how much blood it costs.

O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!

Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

Small projects need much more help than great.

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God’s grandchild.

The secret of getting things done is to act!

At this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe.

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.

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