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ovid Quotes

If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
tags: people wishes
— Ovid
In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
tags: people leisure
— Ovid
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
tags: beautiful
— Ovid
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.
tags: chance powerful
— Ovid
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, 'I believe,' three times.
tags: time believe
— Ovid
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
tags: integrity men value virtue worth
— Ovid
All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
tags: evil mind corrupt
— Ovid
Love is full of anxious fears.
tags: fear
— Ovid
Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it.
— Ovid
The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
— Ovid
First appearance deceives many.
— Ovid
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop
— Ovid
I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.
tags: poor gift poet
— Ovid
What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please.
tags: men wife
— Ovid
In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.
tags: people
— Ovid
Habits change into character.
tags: character
— Ovid
Make the workmanship surpass the materials.
— Ovid
Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
tags: sorrow
— Ovid
Nothing is stronger than habit.
— Ovid
Change is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be a fish.
tags: powerful
— Ovid
What is without periods of rest will not endure.
— Ovid
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
tags: time wise
— Ovid
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
tags: men hurt broken mind
— Ovid
There is nothing constant in the universe. All ebb and flow, and every shape that's born, bears in its womb the seeds of change.
tags: universe
— Ovid
Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
— Ovid
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.[Lat., Et res non semper, spes mihi semper adest.]
tags: hope
— Ovid
Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity.
— Ovid
Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.
tags: persistence water
— Ovid
Pursuits become habits.[Lat., Abeunt studia in mores.]
— Ovid
The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture.
tags: holy
— Ovid
Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.
tags: pain
— Ovid
Love is no assignment for cowards.
— Ovid
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
— Ovid
Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
tags: integrity worth
— Ovid
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
— Ovid
Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.
tags: grief strength
— Ovid
Great talents, by the rust of long disuse,Grow lethargic and shrink from what they were.
tags: talent
— Ovid
All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.
— Ovid
The raven once in snowy plumes was drest,White as the whitest dove's unsullied breast,Fair as the guardian of the Capitol,Soft as the swan; a large and lovely fowlHis tongue, his prating tongue had changed him quiteTo sooty blackness from the purest white.
— Ovid
Be bold, take courage... and be strong of soul
tags: soul strong courage
— Ovid
ovid
Birth    : March 20, 43 BC
Death  : 1 BC
Occupation  : Poet