Famous Quotes By Ovid


  1. 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.
  2. All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.
  3. An evil life is a kind of death.
  4. Art lies by its own artifice.
  5. Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
  6. Bear patiently with a rival.
  7. Beauty is a fragile gift.
  8. Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
  9. Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
  10. Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
  11. Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
  12. Fair peace becomes men ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
  13. First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, 'I believe,' three times.
  14. Fortune and love favor the brave.
  15. Habits change into character.
  16. Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
  17. If you want to be loved, be lovable.
  18. Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
  19. Many women long for what eludes them, and like not what is offered them.
  20. Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
  21. Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
  22. My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.
  23. Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships the poor man everywhere lies low.
  24. Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.
  25. The bold adventurer succeeds the best.
  26. The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
  27. Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
  28. Time is generally the best doctor.
  29. What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps with it alone, she lives.
  30. Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.



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