Then Heaven, the Father Almighty, comes down in fruitful showers into the lap of his joyous spouse, and his might, with her mighty frame commingling, nurtures all growths.
Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves Now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes it's gay attire.
God speed to your youthful valor, boy So shall you scale the stars
Wars, horrid wars. Bella horrida bella.
Don't trust the horse, Trojans. Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks even bearing gifts. Equo ne credite, Teucri. Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes
Meanwhile, Time is flying flying, never to return.
So great a task it was to found the Roman race. Tantae molis erat Romanam condere gentem
All these souls, after they have passed away a thousand years, are summoned by the divine ones in great array, to the lethean river.... In this way they become forgetful of the former earthlife, and re-visit the vaulted realms of the world, willing to return again into living bodies.
A snake lies hidden in the grass. Latet anguis in herba.
He has smiled on our undertakings. Annuit coeptis
Sicilian Muses, let us sing of slightly grander things. Sicelides Musae, paulo maiora canamus
It seemed otherwise to the gods. Dis aliter visum
Rumor flies. Fama volat
You, Roman, remember to rule peoples with your power. Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento
Of which I was a great part. Quorum pars magna fui
Perhaps one day it will be pleasant to remember even these things. Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit
Love conquers all, and let us yield to it. Omnia vincit amor, et nos cedamus amori
Learn all from one thing. Ab uno disce omnes
The leader of the deed was a woman. Dux femina facti
Happy the man who knows the causes of things.
The cursed hunger for gold. Auri sacra fames
The gates of hell are open, night and day Smooth the descent, and easy the way.
Fortune smiles upon our first effort. Aspirat primo Fortuna labori
Whatever may happen, every kind of fortune is to be overcome by bearing it.
The Fates will find a way. Fata viam invenient