Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

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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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 camping and soldiers

Every lover is a soldier and has his camp in Cupid. -Militat omnis amans et habet sua castra Cupido

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on friendship

As long as you are lucky, you will have many friends; if cloudy times appear, you will be alone. -Donec eris felix, multos numerabis amicos; tempora si fuerint nubila, solus eris

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: Tristia

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on immortality, mind, and soul

It is the mind that makes the man, and our vigour is in our immortal soul.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: Metamorphoses, xiii.

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on day, pain, and patience

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

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses. -Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on preparation

He who is not prepared today will be less so tomorrow -Qui non est hodie cras minus aptus erit

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on concern and promises

Everyone is a millionaire where promises are concerned.

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 bountiful crop.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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