Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on love

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Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim
"Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you"

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

Often she hid at the sight of wild beasts, forgetting what she was; and, though herself a bear, shuddered at sight other bears.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: Metamorphoses

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on nations

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Nations and empires flourish and decay, By turns command, and in their turns obey.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on rest

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

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on love

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To be loved, be lovable.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on desires

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What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: Amorum, Book 2, 19, 3

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on chance

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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.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

I see and approve better things, but follow worse.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

The workmanship surpassed the subject matter. -Materiam superabat opus

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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