Ovid Quotes

Ovid

Roman poet (43 BC - 17 AD)

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Fortune and love favor the brave.

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Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.

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Deadly poisons are concealed under sweet honey.

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Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.

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Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.

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Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.

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Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power.

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Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.

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Luck affects everything. let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.

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What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please.

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If it were in my power, I would be wiser; but a newly felt power carries me off in spite of myself; love leads me one way, my understanding another.

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Time, motion and wine cause sleep.

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What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.

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Many women long for what eludes them, and like not what is offered them.

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How little you know about the age you live in if you think that honey is sweeter than cash in hand.

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Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these

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Nothing in the entire universe ever perishes, believe me, but things vary, and adopt a new form. The phrase "being born" is used for beginning to be something different from what one was before, while "dying" means ceasing to be the same. Though this thing may pass into that, and that into this, yet the sums of things remains unchanged.

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We can learn even from our enemies.

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Time the devourer of all things.

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If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.

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Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

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The result justifies the deed. (Exitus acta probat)

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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.

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All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

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Tears at times have all the weight of speech.

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The cause is hidden. The effect is visible to all.

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We two are to ourselves a crowd.

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Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.

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Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination.

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It is the mind that makes the man.

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Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark.

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Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.

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Courage conquers all things.

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Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.

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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.

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There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.

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We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.

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Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.

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