Ovid

43 BC - c. 18 AD

A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

A burden which is done well becomes light. -Leve fit, quod bene fertur, onus

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

The burden becomes light which is cheerfully borne.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on change, nature, and world

All things change, nothing is extinguished. . . . There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on art

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It is art to conceal art. -Ars est celare artem

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Source: Metamorphoses, xiii.

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on language and laughter

Fools laugh at the Latin language. -Rident stolidi verba Latina

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on dogs

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A boar is often held by a not-so-large dog. -A cane non magno saepe tenetur aper

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid

Add little to little and there will be a big pile.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on anxiety, pleasure, and purity

There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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A Quote by Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid on belief and feeling

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.

Ovid (43 BC - c. 18 AD)

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