69+ Best Virgil Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin literature: the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. Profoundly inspirational Virgil quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Virgil Quotes

If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell. Virgil

Trust not too much to that enchanting face; beauty’s a charm, but soon the charm will pass. Virgil

Fortune sides with him who dares. Virgil

A snake lurks in the grass. Virgil

Let me rage before I die. Virgil

Begin, baby boy, to recognize your mother with a smile. Virgil

I’m coming. Virgil

Your descendants shall gather your fruits. Virgil

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

The descent into Hell is easy Virgil

The great line of the centuries begins anew. Virgil

No day shall erase you from the memory of time Virgil

Love conquers all; let us, too, yield to Love! Virgil

Love conquers all things, so we too shall yield to love. Virgil

We cannot all do everything. Virgil

Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.  Virgil

Time bears away all things, even our minds. Virgil

Each of us bears his own Hell. Virgil

Above all, worship the gods. Virgil

Through pain I’ve learned to comfort suffering men Virgil

There is no place for death. Virgil

Death’s brother, sleep. Virgil

O farmers, pray that your summers be wet and your winters clear. Virgil

They can because they think they can. Virgil

Look with favor upon a bold beginning. Virgil

The only hope for the doomed is no hope at all Virgil

So strong is habit in tender years. Virgil

I will be gone from here and sing my songs In the forest wilderness where the wild beasts are And carve in letters on the little trees The story of my love, and as the trees Will grow letters too will grow, to cry In a louder voice the story of my love. Virgil

If we may compare small things with great. Virgil

We can’t all do everything. Virgil

Toil conquered the world, unrelenting toil, and want that pinches when life is hard. Virgil

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

Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art. Virgil

Love conquers all. Virgil

Blessed is he who has been able to win knowledge of the causes of things. Virgil

It is easy to go down into Hell but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air there’s the rub Virgil

Love is Lord of all, and is in all the same Virgil

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

So hard and huge a task it was to found the Roman people. Virgil

Time is flying, never to return. Virgil

No stranger to trouble myself I am learning to care for the unhappy. Virgil,

The best days are the first to flee. Virgil

Can such resentment hold the minds of gods? Virgil

Spare the meek, but subdue the arrogant. Virgil

Endure, and keep yourselves for days of happiness. Virgil

Fortunate is he whose mind has the power to probe the causes of things and trample underfoot all terrors and inexorable fate. Virgil

Someday, perhaps, remembering even this will be a pleasure. Virgil

Do the gods light this fire in our hearts or does each man’s mad desire become his god? Virgil

Your honor, your name, your praise will live forever. Virgil

Trust one who has gone through it. Virgil

From one learn all. Virgil

No stranger to misfortune myself, I have learned to relieve the sufferings of others. Virgil

How changed from what he once was! Virgil

Love conquers all; therefore, let us submit to love. Virgil

Prepared for either alternative. Virgil

Friend, have the courage To care little for wealth, and shape yourself, You too, to merit godhead. Virgil

The only hope for the doomed is no hope at all. Virgil

The dank night is sweeping down from the sky and the setting stars incline our heads to sleep. Virgil

I wait with listening ears. Virgil

I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts. Virgil

Amid the friendly silence of the peaceful moon. Virgil

They are able to think they are able. Virgil

To what extremes won’t you compel our hearts, you accursed lust for gold? Virgil

The dewy night unrolls a heaven thickly jeweled with sparkling stars Virgil

An awful misshapen monster, huge, his eyesight lost. Virgil

The noblest motive is the public good. Virgil

I shall never deny what you deserve, my queen, never regret my memories of Dido, not while I can recall myself and draw the breath of life. Virgil