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Ovid – 30 Quotes

 

30 Quotes by Ovid

 

Beauty is a fragile gift.

– Ovid


Bear patiently with a rival.

– Ovid


Art lies by its own artifice.

– Ovid


Habits change into character.

– Ovid


An evil life is a kind of death.

– Ovid


Fortune and love favor the brave.

– Ovid


Time is generally the best doctor.

– Ovid


If you want to be loved, be lovable.

– Ovid


The bold adventurer succeeds the best.

– Ovid


Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.

– Ovid


All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.

– Ovid


Death is less bitter punishment than death’s delay.

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.

– Ovid


Fair peace becomes men ferocious anger belongs to beasts.

– Ovid


Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– Ovid


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

– 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


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


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