Ovid Quotes

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

Ovid

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.

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Idleness ruins the constitution

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Forbear to lay the guilt of a few on the many.

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Envy feeds on the living. It ceases when they are dead.

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Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest peaks. Author:

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Envy depreciates the genius of the great Homer.

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

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The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.

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We are always striving for things forbidden, and coveting those denied us.

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A short absence is safest

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Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails, And each by turns his aching heart assails.

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Every lover is a soldier and has his camp in Cupid.

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Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.

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Love is full of anxious fears.

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When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.

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