Dante Alighieri
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"Durante degli Alighieri" (), Mononymous person/simply called "Dante" (, , ; c.1265–1321), was a major Italians/Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called (modern Italian: Commedia) and later called by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

In Italy he is called ("the Supreme Poet") and . He, Petrarch, and Boccaccio are also called "the three fountains" and "the three crowns". Dante is also called "the Father of the Italian language".

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Avarice, envy, pride, Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of all On Fire.

Follow your own star!

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.

In the middle of the road of my life I awoke in the dark wood where the true way was wholly lost.

For he who sees a need but waits to be asked is already set on cruel refusal.

A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.

Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

He listens well who takes notes.

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?

There is no greater sorrowThan to be mindful of the happy timeIn misery.

Nature is the art of God.

The secret of getting things done is to act.

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.

O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.

A great flame follows a little spark.

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!

If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.

The experience of this sweet life.L'esperienza de questa dolce vita.

From a little spark may burst a flame.