30+ quotes from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set by Dante Alighieri

Quotes from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set

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“All hope abandon, ye who enter here.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“The more a thing is perfect, the more it feels pleasure and pain.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“The devil is not as black as he is painted.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Through me you pass into the city of woe:
Through me you pass into eternal pain:
Through me among the people lost for aye.
Justice the founder of my fabric moved:
To rear me was the task of power divine,
Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.
Before me things create were none, save things
Eternal, and eternal I shall endure.
All hope abandon, ye who enter here.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“O human race, born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou so fall?”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Consider your origin. You were not formed to live like brutes but to follow virtue and knowledge.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Into the eternal darkness, into fire and into ice. ”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“The man who lies asleep will never waken fame, and his desire and all his life drift past him like a dream, and the traces of his memory fade from time like smoke in air, or ripples on a stream.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“The day that man allows true love to appear, those things which are well made will fall into cofusion and will overturn everything we believe to be right and true.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Lost are we, and are only so far punished,
That without hope we live on in desire.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Midway upon the journey of our life, I found myself within a forest dark, for the straightforward pathway had been lost.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“For she doth make my veins and pulses tremble.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“أحلك الاماكن في الجحيم هي لأولئك الذين يحافظون على حيادهم في الأزمات الأخلاقيه”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Nessun maggior dolore
che ricordarsi del tempo felice
nella miseria...”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“I did not die, and yet I lost life’s breath”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Segui il tuo corso et lascia dir les genti
(Follow your road and let the people say)”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“The mind which is created quick to love, is responsive to everything that is pleasing, soon as by pleasure it is awakened into activity. Your apprehensive faculty draws an impression from a real object, and unfolds it within you, so that it makes the mind turn thereto. And if, being turned, it inclines towards it, that inclination is love; that is nature, which through pleasure is bound anew within you.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. Ah, how hard a thing it is to tell what a wild, and rough, and stubborn wood this was, which in my thought renews the fear!”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“لقد طردتهم السماء كي لايَنقٌص جمالها , ولا تقبلهم الجحيمُ العميقة حتى لا يُحرِزَ الآثمون عليهم بعض الفخر..!”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Those ancients who in poetry presented
the golden age, who sang its happy state,
perhaps, in their Parnassus, dreamt this place.
Here, mankind's root was innocent; and here
were every fruit and never-ending spring;
these streams--the nectar of which poets sing.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“I found myself within a forest dark,”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“فقط كنت مُثقلاً بالنوم في اللحظة التى حِدتُ فيها عن طريق الصواب...”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“There, pride, avarice, and envy are the tongues men know and heed, a Babel of depsair”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“As the geometer intently seeks
to square the circle, but he cannot reach, through thought on thought, the principle he needs, so I searched that strange sight.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Oh blind, oh ignorant, self-seeking cupidity whcih spurs as so in the short mortal life and steeps as through all eternity.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“I found myself within a forest dark, for the straightfoward pathway had been lost. Ah me! How hard a thing is to say, what was this forest savage, rough, and stern, which in the very thought renews the fear. So bitter is it, death is little more...”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


“Love, that exempts no one beloved from loving, seized me with pleasure of this man so strongly, that, as thou seest, it doth not yet desert me.”
― Dante Alighieri, quote from Dante's Divine Comedy Set: Three-Volume Set


About the author

Dante Alighieri
Born place: in Florence, Italy
Born date May 14, 1265
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