Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

Everything which I said could not happen will happen now. -Omnia iam fient fieri quae posse negabam

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 courage, men, passion, and wine

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on justice and women

Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked. -Quae dant, quaeque negant, gaudent tamen esse rogatae.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: The Art of Love, Book 1, 345

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

Dripping hollows out rock. -Gutta cavat lapidem

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

To feed the flames. -Alere flammas

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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