Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

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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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on body, courage, and strength

Courage conquers all things; it even gives strength to the body.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on bravery, fortune, and love

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

The burden which is well borne becomes light.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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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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