70-19 BC, Roman Poet
I have lived, and I have run the course which fortune allotted me; and now my shade shall descend illustrious to the grave.
Virgil – [Death and Dying]
I too must attempt a way by which I can raise myself above the ground, and soar triumphant through the lips of men.
Virgil – [Ambition]
Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.
Virgil – [Love]
Mind moves matter.
Virgil – [Mind]
Our fate, whatever it is to be, will be overcome by patience under it.
Virgil – [Fate]
Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.
Virgil – [Memory]
Press no further with hate.
Virgil – [Hatred]
Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low.
Virgil – [Empire]
Rumor grows as it goes.
Virgil – [Gossip]
Such is the love of praise, so great the anxiety for victory.
Virgil – [Victory]
The Britons are quite separated from all the world.
Virgil – [Nationalities and Nationalism]
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 – [Hell]
The wavering multitude is divided into opposite factions.
Virgil – [Unity]
They are able because they think they are able.
Virgil – [Ability]
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
Virgil – [Character]
They can because they think they can.
Virgil – [Belief]
Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde.
Virgil – [Change]
Trust not the horse, O Trojans. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts.
Virgil – [Giving]
Trust not to much to appearances.
Virgil – [Appearance]
Trust not too much to an enchanting face.
Virgil – [Beauty]