Dante Alighieri quotes

Born
c. 1265, Florence, Republic of Florence.

Died
September 14, 1321.

Occupation
Poet.

Dante Alighieri was an Italian poet.

Follow your own star!
– Dante Alighieri
Remember tonight… for it is the beginning of always.
– Dante Alighieri
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
– Dante Alighieri
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
– Dante Alighieri
Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.
– Dante Alighieri
From a little spark may burst a flame.
– Dante Alighieri
All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
– Dante Alighieri
Nature is the art of God.
– Dante Alighieri
The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.
– 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
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
– Dante Alighieri
He listens well who takes notes.
– Dante Alighieri
Beauty awakens the soul to act.
– Dante Alighieri
Will cannot be quenched against its will.
– Dante Alighieri
At this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe.
– Dante Alighieri
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
– Dante Alighieri
I love to doubt as well as know.
– 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
Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
– Dante Alighieri
The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
– Dante Alighieri
The secret of getting things done is to act!
– 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
No one thinks of how much blood it costs.
– Dante Alighieri