Durante degli Alighieri: Dante Quotes

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. ~Dante Alighieri

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. ~Dante Alighieri

The greatest gift that God in His bounty made in creation, and the most conformable to His goodness, and that which He prizes the most, was the freedom of will, with which the creatures with intelligence, they all and they alone, were and are endowed. ~Dante Alighieri

The secret of getting things done is to act! ~Dante Alighieri

O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall. ~Dante Alighieri

A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence. ~Dante Alighieri

Pride, envy, avarice – these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men. ~Dante Alighieri

O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault! ~Dante Alighieri

Beauty awakens the soul to act. ~Dante Alighieri

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is. ~Dante Alighieri

Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground. ~Dante Alighieri

Nature is the art of God. ~Dante Alighieri

Small projects need much more help than great. ~Dante Alighieri

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. ~Dante Alighieri

If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought. ~Dante Alighieri

Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge. ~Dante Alighieri

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal. ~Dante Alighieri

He listens well who takes notes. ~Dante Alighieri

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God’s grandchild. ~Dante Alighieri

Follow your own star! ~Dante Alighieri

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction. ~Dante Alighieri

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. ~Dante Alighieri

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come. ~Dante Alighieri

You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man’s bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man’s stairs. ~Dante Alighieri

Will cannot be quenched against its will. ~Dante Alighieri

We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all. ~Dante Alighieri

I love to doubt as well as know. ~Dante Alighieri

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