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    ovid Quotes

    If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
    — Ovid
    tags: people  wishes 
     
    In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
    — Ovid
    tags: people  leisure 
     
    Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
    — Ovid
    tags: beautiful 
     
    Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.
    — Ovid
    tags: chance  powerful 
     
    First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, 'I believe,' three times.
    — Ovid
    tags: time  believe 
     
    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.
    — Ovid
    tags: integrity  men  value  virtue  worth 
     
    All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
    — Ovid
    tags: evil  mind  corrupt 
     
    Love is full of anxious fears.
    — Ovid
    tags: fear 
     
    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.
    — Ovid
    tags: poor  gift  poet 
     
    What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please.
    — Ovid
    tags: men  wife 
     
    In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.
    — Ovid
    tags: people 
     
    Habits change into character.
    — Ovid
    tags: character 
     
    Make the workmanship surpass the materials.
    — Ovid
    Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
    — Ovid
    tags: sorrow 
     
    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.
    — Ovid
    tags: powerful 
     
    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.
    — Ovid
    tags: time  wise 
     
    Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
    — Ovid
    tags: men  hurt  broken  mind 
     
    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.
    — Ovid
    tags: universe 
     
    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.]
    — Ovid
    tags: hope 
     
    Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity.
    — Ovid
    Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.
    — Ovid
    tags: persistence  water 
     
    Pursuits become habits.[Lat., Abeunt studia in mores.]
    — Ovid
    The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture.
    — Ovid
    tags: holy 
     
    Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.
    — Ovid
    tags: pain 
     
    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.
    — Ovid
    tags: integrity  worth 
     
    The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
    — Ovid
    Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.
    — Ovid
    tags: grief  strength 
     
    Great talents, by the rust of long disuse,Grow lethargic and shrink from what they were.
    — Ovid
    tags: talent 
     
    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
    — Ovid
    tags: soul  strong  courage 
     
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    ovid
    Birth    : March 20, 43 BC
    Death  : 1 BC
    Occupation  : Poet