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 happiness and mind

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on kindness, people, and play

In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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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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