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Dante Alighieri quotes (30)

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
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All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
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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.
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Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
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Beauty awakens the soul to act.
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Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
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Follow your own star!
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From a little spark may burst a flame.
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He listens well who takes notes.
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Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
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Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.
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I love to doubt as well as know.
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I wept not, so to stone within I grew.
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If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.
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In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
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Nature is the art of God.
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No one thinks of how much blood it costs.
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O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
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Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.
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Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always.
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Small projects need much more help than great.
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The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
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The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
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The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.
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The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
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The secret of getting things done is to act!
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There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
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Will cannot be quenched against its will.
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Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
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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.
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