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Ovid Quotes

Roman Poet

Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.

Category: Envy

The love of glory gives an immense stimulus.

Category: Fame

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

Category: Fate

I am above being injured by fortune, though she steals away much, more will remain with me. The blessing I now enjoy transcend fear.

Category: Fortune

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

Category: Fortune

As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts.

Category: Gifts

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

Category: Guilt

Habits change into character.

Category: Habit

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.

Category: Hatred

Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.

Category: Heart

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

Category: Heart

A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.

Category: Honesty

It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Category: Honesty

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

Category: Hope