Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

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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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on genius and skill

Said of Ennius: Greatest in genius, rough in skill. -Ingenio maximus, arte rudis

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on god

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There is a God within us, and we glow when He stirs us.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on evil and remedies

There are a thousand forms of evil; there will be a thousand remedies.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on change, character, and habits

Habits change into character.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on inspiration

The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on horses

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The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run ever faster if encouraged.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on life

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He who has lived in obscurity has lived well -Bene qui latuit bene vixit

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

Source: Tristia

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