If i can t reach heaven i ll raise hell

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if i can t reach heaven i ll raise hell

Quote by Virgil: “Flectere si nequeo superos Acheronta movebo - I...”

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Want to impress your friends with your erudite ways? Eager to utter completely vicious phrases that people will have to look up later? Looking for a more educated way to talk trash online? Then you, my friend, need to brush up on your Latin. The phrases below are all worth committing to memory if for no other reason than that quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur. He conquers who conquers himself.

Flectere si nequeo superos, Acheronta movebo. Freud took this declaration from a character in Virgil's Aeneid and used it as the epigraph to his unprecedented study, The Interpretation of Dreams. The line appeared in the original Latin as a sort of motto, on the title page of Freud's text. It stood alone as a bold statement of Freud's belief in his own ability to change the world. But not the world as it appeared in the cold, clear light of day.

Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. I know it's from Virgil, Aeneid, Book 7, but I want to know how you interpret it? Update: All of your answers were so good! You guys helped me so much!

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Inphoscircfel says:

    Virgil — 'Flectere si nequeo superos Acheronta movebo - If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.'.

  2. Natdiliwich1980 says:

    May 20, Give it extra punch by taking some liberties with the translation, telling people who ask that it means “If I can't move heaven, I shall raise hell.”.

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