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Ovid Quotes

Roman Poet

Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.

Category: Promises

It is no less a feat to keep what you have, than to increase it. In one there is chance, the other will be a work of art.

Category: Prudence

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

Category: Psychology

Make the workmanship surpass the materials.

Category: Quality

What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.

Category: Reason

What is without periods of rest will not endure.

Category: Rest

Daring is not safe against daring men.

Category: Risk

Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.

Category: Risk

Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place.

Category: Royalty

All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins.

Category: Security

Skill makes love unending.

Category: Sex

'Tis best to be silent in a bad cause.

Category: Silence

Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy.

Category: Sin

Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity.

Category: Solitude

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

Category: Sorrow