Latin quotes by Virgil

Virgil (70-19 BC), Roman Poet

Publius Vergilius Maro

His most important works include: Bucolica (Bucolics or Eclogues), Georgics (Georgics) and Aeneis (Aeneid).

  1. Ab Iove principium - Start with the most important (Virgil - Aeneid VII - Iove [Jove] is Jupiter, the father of all Roman Gods)
  2. Ab uno disce omnes - From one learn all (Virgil - Aeneid II )
  3. Agnosco veteris vestigia flamea - I feel once more the scars of the old flame (Virgil - Aeneid IV, 23)
  4. Aliquis latet error - Some trickery lies hidden (Virgil - Aeneid II, 48)
  5. Alma parens - Nurturing parent (Virgil - Aeneid X)
  6. Amor omnia vincit - Love Conquers all (Virgil - Eclogues X)
  7. Arma virumque cano, Troiae qui primus ab oris Italiam, fato profugus, Laviniaque venit litora - I sing of war and of a man, who first from the shores of Troy, driven by fate, arrived in Italy and on Lavinian shores. (Virgil - Aeneid I)
  8. Arrectis auribus - With ears pricked up (Virgil - Aeneid II - Attentively)
  9. Audentis fortuna iuuat - Fortune favors the bold (Virgil - Aeneid X, 284)
  10. Auri sacra fames! - Holy lust for gold (Virgil - Aeneid III, 57)
  11. Bella! Horrida bella! - War! Horrid War! (Virgil - Virgil - Aeneid, VI, 86)
  12. Carmina coelo possunt deducere lunam - The magic words can bring the moon from heaven to earth (Virgil)
  13. Carpent tua poma nepotes - Your descendants will pick your fruit (Virgil - Motto of Monteria, Colombia)
  14. Claudite iam rivos, pueri, at prata biberunt - Turn off the watercourses, boys, the fields have drunk enough (Virgil - Enough is enough)
  15. Conticuere omnes intentique ora tenebant - All fell silent now, and they looked in attention (Virgil - Aeneid II, 1)
  16. Deus nobis haec otia fecit - God has given us this tranquility (Georgia's Motto taken from Virgil's Eclogues I)
  17. Dido sola stratis incubat - Dido, alone, lays in her bed (Virgil - Aeneid)
  18. Discite iustitiam, moniti, et non temnere divos - Having been warned, study justice and learn not to despise the gods (Virgil - Aeneid VI, 620)
  19. Equo ne credite, Teucri. Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - Do not trust the Horse, Trojans. Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks even bearing gifts. (Virgil - Aeneid)
  20. Et campos ubi Troia fuit - And the fields where was Troy (Virgil - Aeneid III)
  21. facilis descensus Averno - The descent to hell is easy (Virgil - Aeneid)
  22. Fama Volat - Fame flies (Virgil, Aeneid, VII - Rumor has wings)
  23. Fata viam invenient - The Fates will find out a way (Virgil, Aeneid X,113)
  24. Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas - Happy is the one who is able to know the causes of things (Virgil - Georgics II, 490)
  25. Fit via vi - The road is made by force (Virgil Aeneid 2, 494)

Total: 64
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