Love, and a cough, are not concealed. -Amor tussisque non celantur
Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)
Source: Metamorphoses, xiii.
Contributed by: Zaady
You who seek an end of love, love yields to business: be busy, and you will be safe.
Every lover is a soldier and has his camp in Cupid. -Militat omnis amans et habet sua castra Cupido
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
It is the mind that makes the man, and our vigour is in our immortal soul.
Be patient and tough; one day this pain will be useful to you. -Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked. -Quae dant, quaeque negant, gaudent tamen esse rogatae.
Source: The Art of Love, Book 1, 345
Dripping hollows out rock. -Gutta cavat lapidem
To feed the flames. -Alere flammas
Said of Ennius: Greatest in genius, rough in skill. -Ingenio maximus, arte rudis
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