Latin quotes by Virgil
Starting with phrase number 26

  1. Flectere si nequeo superos, Acheronta movebo - If I can not move the super-heroes, I will unleash the underworld (Virgil - Aeneid, 7, 312)
  2. Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit - Perhaps someday we will look back upon these things with joy (Virgil, Aeneid Book I, line 203 )
  3. Fortes fortuna adiuvat - Fortune favors the strong (Terence in Phormio and Virgil Aeneid)
  4. Furor arma ministrat - Rage provides arms (Virgil - Aeneid I, 150)
  5. His lacrimis vitam damus - We give life to tears (Virgil)
  6. Hos ego versiculos feci, tulit alter honores:
        Sic vos non vobis nidificatis aves,
        Sic vos non vobis vellera fertis oves
        Sic vos non vobis mellificatis apes
        Sic vos non vobis fertis aratra boves
    I wrote these lines, someone else took the honors:
          so you do not nest for yourselves, birds,
          so you are not carrying wool for yourselves sheep,
          so you do not make for yourselves honey, bees,
          so you do not wear the plow to yourselves, oxen.
  7. Hunc oro sine me furere ante furorem - I beg you, let me be mad with this madness before death comes (Virgil - Aeneid XII, 680)
  8. Iam nova progenies caelo demittitur alto - Now a new generation is let down from Heaven above (Virgil - Eclogues IV, 7)
  9. Incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem - Begin little child to recognise your mother by her smile (Virgil, Eclogues 4 - Thank you: Patrick Foley )
  10. Labor omnia improba vincit - Hard work conquers everything (Philosophical term - Virgil - Georgics)
  11. Latet Anguis in Herba - A snake hidden in the grass (Virgil - Bucolica III 93 )
  12. Macte nova virtute puer: sic itur ad astra - Look to your new-found courage, young man, for that is the way to the stars! (Aphorism taken from Virgil’s Aeneid . Is now used to emphasize the willingness to fight and put effort in difficult situations. The last part (Sic itur ad astra) contained in the shield of the Colombian Air Force)
  13. Mantua me genuit; Calabri rapuere; tenet nunc
    Parthenope; Cecini pascua, rura, duces
    Mantua gave me birth; Calabrian took me away
    ( Today they have me) Partenope holds me. I sang of pastures, farms, leaders
    (Virgil epitaph)
  14. Mens agitat molem - The mind moves matter (Virgil)
  15. Natura ingenium disecta cadavera pandit; plus quan vitae more taciturna docet - The cadaver dissection demonstrates the wisdom of nature; more talkative than life, teaches us the taciturn death (Motto of Pedro Virgili, first director of the Military Medical College in Cadiz, Spain)
  16. Nimium ne crede colori - Do not rely much on the colors (the beauty) (Virgil, Bucoliche, 2, 1)
  17. Non omnia possumus omnes - Not everyone can do everything (Virgil)
  18. Nox atra cava circunvolat umbra - The night surrounds us with its black shadow (Virgil: Aeneid II, 360)
  19. O mihi praeteritos referat si Iuppiter annos - If only Jupiter could restore those lost years (Philosophical term - Virgil, poet)
  20. O socii (neque enim ignari sumus ante malorum), o passi graviora, dabit deus his quoque finem vos et Scyllaeam rabiem penitusque sonantis accestis scopulos, vos et Cyclopia saxa experti. revocate animos maestumque timorem mittite; forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit - O friends (for we were not unknown to prior evils) O you who’ve endured worse, the god will grant an end to this too. You’ve faced rabid Scylla, and her deep-sounding cliffs. and you’ve experienced the Cyclopes’s rocks. remember your courage and chase away gloomy fears. (Virgil - The Aeneid I 22)
  21. Omnia sunt plena Iovis - All are full of Jupiter (Virgil)
  22. Omnia vincit Amor; et nos cedamus Amori - Love triumphs over everything; let's give way to love (Virgil in "Bucolics")
  23. Paulo maiora canamus - Let us sing of somewhat greater things (Virgil)
  24. Penitus toto divisos orbe Britannos - Deeply divided from the whole world are the British (Virgil: Eclogue I, 67)
  25. Possunt quia posse videntur - They can, because they think they can (Virgil)

Total: 64
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