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Ovid Quotes

Roman Poet

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

Category: Leaders And Leadership

In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.

Category: Leisure

This also -- that I live, I consider a gift of God.

Category: Life And Living

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

Category: Love

There is something in omens.

Category: Magic

If you wish to marry suitably, marry your equal.

Category: Marriage

Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another.

Category: Marriage

You will go most safely in the middle.

Category: Moderation

Keep a mid course between two extremes.

Category: Moderation

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

Category: Money

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

Category: Night

Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.

Category: Opportunity

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

Category: Past

That you may please others you must be forgetful of yourself.

Category: People

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

Category: Perseverance