Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs.
Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)
Contributed by: Siona
Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim "Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you"
Contributed by: DrSullivan
Often she hid at the sight of wild beasts, forgetting what she was; and, though herself a bear, shuddered at sight other bears.
Contributed by: zenmaenad
To be loved, be lovable.
Contributed by: Zaady
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.
Source: Amorum, Book 2, 19, 3
Nations and empires flourish and decay, By turns command, and in their turns obey.
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
I see and approve better things, but follow worse.
The workmanship surpassed the subject matter. -Materiam superabat opus
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