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Fléctere si néqueo súperos Acheronta movebo - If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Fortune sides with him who dares.”
Virgil
“Audaces fortuna iuvat (latin)- Fortune favors the bold.”
Virgil
“The descent into Hell is easy”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Death twitches my ear;
'Live,' he says...
'I'm coming.”
Virgil
“Amor vincit omnia, et nos cedamus amori.
Love conquers all things, so we too shall yield to love.”
Virgil, Virgil: Eclogues
“If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.”
Virgil
“Let me rage before I die.”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“No day shall erase you from the memory of time”
Virgil
“forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.
and perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day”
Virgil, Eclogues. Georgics. Aeneid: Books 1-6
“They can because they think they can.”
Virgil
“The greatest wealth is health”
Virgil
tags: life
“The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent and easy is the way.”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Through pain I've learned to comfort suffering men”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Una Salus Victis Nullam Sperare Salutem - (Latin - written 19 BC)
The only hope for the doomed, is no hope at all...”
Virgil, The Aeneid
tags: hope
“...She nourishes the poison in her veins and is consumed by a secret fire.”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Trust one who has gone through it.”
Virgil
“Each of us bears his own Hell.”
Virgil
“Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.”
Virgil
“Facilis descensus Averni.”
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
“Do the gods light this fire in our hearts or does each man's mad desire become his god?”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Love conquers all; therefore, let us submit to love.”
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
“Vera incessu patuit dea.
(The goddess indubitable was revealed in her step.)”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Fortunate is he whose mind has the power to probe the causes of things and trample underfoot all terrors and inexorable fate.”
Virgil
“But the queen--too long she has suffered the pain of love,
hour by hour nursing the wound with her lifeblood,
consumed by the fire buried in her heart. [...]
His looks, his words, they pierce her heart and cling--
no peace, no rest for her body, love will give her none.”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you. ”
Virgil
“The gates of hell are open night and day;
Smooth the descent, and easy is the way:
But to return, and view the cheerful skies,
In this the task and mighty labor lies.”
Virgil, The Aeneid
“Death's brother, sleep.”
Virgil, The Aeneid

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