Ovid quotes

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“First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, I believe, three times.”

— Ovid

“A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace. ”

— Ovid

“If you want to be loved, be lovable.”

— Ovid

“Fortune and love favor the brave.”

— Ovid

“Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.”

— Ovid

“Beauty is a fragile gift. ”

— Ovid

“Love and dignity cannot share the same abode. ”

— Ovid

“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow. ”

— Ovid

“A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.”

— Ovid

“Daring is not safe against daring men.”

— Ovid

“Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it.”

— Ovid

“No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.”

— Ovid

“Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.”

— Ovid

“Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.”

— Ovid

“Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.”

— Ovid

“All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.”

— Ovid

“Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.”

— Ovid

“Many women long for what eludes them, and like not what is offered them.”

— Ovid

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

— Ovid

“It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.”

— Ovid

“Time is the devourer of all things.”

— Ovid

“What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps; with it alone, she lives.”

— Ovid

“Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.”

— Ovid

“Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.”

— Ovid

“The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool. ”

— Ovid

“Time, motion and wine cause sleep.”

— Ovid

“What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.”

— Ovid

“What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please. ”

— Ovid

“People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.”

— Ovid

“Envy aims very high. ”

— Ovid