Publius Vergilius Maro 70 – 19BC was an Ancient Roman poet and is ranked as one of Rome’s greatest poets. 
‘They can conquer who believe they can’ 
‘Hug the shore; let others try the deep’ 
‘As the twig is bent the tree inclines’ 
‘All our sweetest hours fly fastest’ 
‘Love conquers all’ 
‘Fortune sides with him who dares’ 
‘We can’t all do everything’ 
‘Look with favour upon a bold beginning’ 
‘Fortune favours the bold’ 
‘They can do all because they think they can’ 
‘It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task’ 
‘Look with favour upon a bold beginning’ 
‘No day shall erase you from the memory of time’ 
‘Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them as your fortune permits you’ 
‘Spare the meek, but subdue the arrogant’ 
‘Time is flying never to return’ 
‘The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts’ 
‘Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance’ 
‘Perhaps the day may come when we shall remember these sufferings with joy’ 
‘To have died once is enough’ 
‘Happy is the man who has learned the causes of things’ 
‘Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth’ 
‘Go forth a conqueror and win great victories’ 
‘Age carries all things away, even the mind’ 
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