Virgil: Quotations

Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC-19 BC)

“Omnia vincit amor: et nos cedamus amori.”

(Love conquers all things, so we too shall yield to love).

Eclogae, 10.69.

“Labor omnia vicit improbus et duris urgens in rebus egestas”.

(Toil conquered everything, unrelenting toil, and want that pinches when life is hard).

Georgics, I, 145-6.

“Una salus victis, nullam sperare salutem.”

(There’s but one salvation for the vanquished: not to hope for any salvation).

Aeneid, II, 354.