Ovid Quotes

Ovid Quotes: Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
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Ovid Quote: If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.
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Quotes about Ovid: To wish is of little account; to succeed you must earnestly desire; and this desire must shorten thy sleep.
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Quote about Ovid: This letter gives me a tongue; and were I not allowed to write, I should be dumb.[Lat., Praebet mihi littera linguam:Et, si non liceat scribere, mutus ero.]
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Ovid Sayings: Though the power be wanting, yet the wish is praiseworthy.
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Ovid Saying: Ah me! how easy it is (how much all have experienced it) to indulge in brave words in another person's trouble.[Lat., Hei mihi, quam facile est (quamvis hic contigit omnes),Alterius lucta fortia verba loqui!]
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Sayings about Ovid: Face troubles from their birth, for 'tis too late to cureWhen long delay has given the evil strength.Haste then; postpone not to the coming hour: tomorrowHe'll be less ready who's not ready now.
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Saying about Ovid: It is the act of a coward to wish for death.
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Ovid Quotes: The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness.
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Ovid Quote: There is a god within us, and the heavensHave intercourse with earth; from realms aboveThat spirit comes.
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Quotes about Ovid: We praise times past, while we times present use;Yet due the worship which to each we give.
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Quote about Ovid: Ovid lies here, the poet, skilled in love's gentle sport;By his own talents he worked his undoing.Oh, you who pass by, if ever you have loved,Think it not a burden to wish him calm repose.
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Ovid Sayings: Time itself flows on with constant motion, just like a river: for no more than a river can the fleeting hour stand still. As wave is driven on by wave, and, itself pursued, pursues the one before, so the moments of time at once flee and follow, and are ever new.
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Ovid Saying: Love will enter cloaked in friendship's name.
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Sayings about Ovid: Who gives to Aristaeus honey;Or wine to Bacchus, or TriptolemusEarth's fruits, or apples to Alcinous?
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Saying about Ovid: If the subject's easy we may all be wise;What stands unfirm, the smallest force overthrows.
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Ovid Quotes: Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
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Ovid Quote: I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.
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