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Ovid Quotes

I hope you find these Ovid Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Fortune and love befriend the bold.
- Ovid

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
- Ovid

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

Medicine sometimes snatches away health,
sometimes gives it.
- Ovid


 

If you want to be loved, be lovable.
- Ovid

Beauty is a fragile gift.
- Ovid

Fortune and love favor the brave.
- Ovid


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Time, motion and wine cause sleep.
- Ovid

Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
- Ovid

The burden which is well borne becomes light.
- Ovid

Why should I go into details, we have nothing that
is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.
- Ovid

Love is a kind of warfare.
- Ovid

How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
- Ovid

Luck affects everything.
Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you
least expect it there will be a fish.
- Ovid

Where belief is painful we are slow to believe.
- Ovid

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
- Ovid

It is convenient that there be gods,
and,
as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
- Ovid

In an easy matter.
Anybody can be eloquent.
- Ovid

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

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
- Ovid

The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
- Ovid

There is a god within us.
- Ovid

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap,
even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
- Ovid

You can learn from anyone even your enemy.
- Ovid

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
- Ovid

Against the bold, daring is unsafe.
- 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

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

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts
humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
- Ovid

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

He who says o'er much I love not is in love.
- Ovid

Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis
of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
- Ovid

Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
- Ovid

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence,
as men are with themselves for a long affliction:
absence does but hold off a friend,
to make one see him the truer.
- Ovid

Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
- Ovid

What is without periods of rest will not endure.
- Ovid

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

My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.
- Ovid

The penalty may be removed, the crime is eternal.
- Ovid

First appearance deceives many.
- Ovid

A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
- Ovid

Love is full of anxious fears.
- Ovid

Ah me!
love can not be cured by herbs.
- Ovid

Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.
- Ovid

An evil life is a kind of death.
- Ovid

We are ever striving after what is forbidden,
and coveting what is denied us.
- Ovid

Little things please little minds.
- Ovid

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven;
darkness makes any woman fair.
- Ovid

Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
- Ovid

The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
- Ovid

Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors,
friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
- Ovid

If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
- Ovid

He whom all hate all wish to see destroyed.
- Ovid

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.
- Ovid

I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in
that which is not a difficult achievement.
- Ovid

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

Let what is irksome become habitual,
no more will it trouble you.
- Ovid

Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly.
- Ovid

You will go most safely in the middle.
- Ovid

Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.
- Ovid

Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
- Ovid

Venus favors the bold.
- Ovid

Love is a credulous thing.
- Ovid

The good of other times let people state;
I think it lucky I was born so late.
- Ovid

What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.
- Ovid

Majesty and love do not consort well together,
nor do they dwell in the same place.
- Ovid

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

The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
- Ovid

Bear patiently with a rival.
- Ovid

Art lies by its own artifice.
- Ovid

The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness.
- Ovid


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