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Born in 43 BC / Died in 17 / Italy / English

Quotes by Ovid

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Time, motion and wine cause sleep.
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
The burden which is well borne becomes light.
Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.
The cause is hidden; the effect is visible to all.
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Time is generally the best doctor.
There is a god within us.
Habits change into character.
What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.
You can learn from anyone even your enemy.
Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
Every lover is a soldier.
The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
He who can believe himself well, will be well.
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
He whom all hate all wish to see destroyed.
If you want to be loved, be lovable.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.