Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

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 on love

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Love, and a cough, are not concealed. -Amor tussisque non celantur

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: Metamorphoses, xiii.

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on business, love, and yielding

You who seek an end of love, love yields to business: be busy, and you will be safe.

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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