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VIRGIL OR VERGIL (PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO VERGIL)
Roman epic, didactic and idyllic poet
(70 BC - 19 BC)
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Fortune favours the bold.
      - [Proverbs]

From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
      - [Proverbs]

Fury itself supplies arms.
      - [Proverbs]

Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.
      - [Proverbs]

Go on and increase in valor, my boy,
  This is the way to the stars.
    [Lat., Macte nova virtute, puer,
      Sic itur ad astra.]
      - [Immortality : Valor]

Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.
      - [Proverbs]

Happy, twice happy, you who dwell in the country, if you only knew the pleasures which surround you!
      - [Proverbs]

He enters the port with a full sail.
      - [Proverbs]

He follows his father, but with shorter strides.
      - [Proverbs]

He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.
      - [Proverbs]

He subdues their rising passion and soothes their anger by soft remonstrance.
      - [Proverbs]

He talks nonsense.
      - [Proverbs]

Here I stand the perpetrator of the crime--turn then your sword on me.
      - [Proverbs]

His resolution is unshaken; tears, though shed, avail not.
      - [Proverbs]

His sickness increases from the remedies applied to cure it.
      - [Proverbs]

Hug the shore; let others try the deep.
      - [Proverbs]

I shudder when relating it.
      - [Proverbs]

I wrote these verses, but another claimed the merit of them.
      - [Proverbs]

If one swain scorns you, you will soon find another.
      - [Proverbs]

Impotent fury rages powerless and to no purpose.
      - [Proverbs]

In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?
      - [Proverbs]

In vain have you tried your father's arts, you slippery one.
      - [Proverbs]

Is it then so sad a thing to die?
      - [Death]

It flourishes by its very activity, and gains new strength by its movements.
      - [Rumor]

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep be.
      - [Majority]


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