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Famous Ovid Quotes

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Quote Left A man is sorry to be honest for nothing. Quote Right
Quote Left The bold adventurer succeeds the best. Quote Right

Quote Left It is annoying to be honest to no purpose. Quote Right
Quote Left Every lover is a soldier. Quote Right
Quote Left The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged. Quote Right
Quote Left Take not away the life you cannot give; For all things have an equal right to live, Kill noxious creatures where 'tis sin to save; This only just prerogative we have; But nourish life with vegetable food, And shun the sacrilegious taste of blood. Forbear, O mortals, To spoil your bodies with such impious food! There is corn for you, apples, whose weight bears down The bending branches; there are grapes that swell On the vines, and pleasant herbs, and greens Made mellow and soft with cooking; there is milk And clover-honey. Earth is generous With her provision, and her sustenance Is very kind; she offers, for your tables, Food that requires no bloodshed and no slaughter. Quote Right
Quote Left Like fragile ice anger passes away in time. Quote Right
Quote Left Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low. Quote Right
Quote Left Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. Quote Right
Quote Left Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion. Quote Right
Quote Left Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear. Quote Right
Quote Left The burden which is well borne becomes light. Quote Right
Quote Left Make the workmanship surpass the materials. Quote Right
Quote Left In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are. Quote Right
Quote Left Daring is not safe against daring men. Quote Right
Quote Left The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses. Quote Right
Quote Left Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft. Quote Right
Quote Left Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned. Quote Right
Quote Left Time is the devourer of all things. Quote Right
Quote Left The prayers of cowards fortune spurns. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Man's last day must ever be awaited and none to be counted happy until his death, until his last funeral rites are paid. Quote Right
Quote Left Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with. Quote Right
Quote Left What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct. Quote Right
Quote Left To feel our ills is one thing, but to cure them is another. Quote Right
Quote Left I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement. Quote Right
Quote Left Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark. Quote Right
Quote Left Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay. Quote Right
Quote Left Socrates called beauty a short-lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the world; Homer, that it was a glorious gift of nature; and Ovid, that it was favor bestowed by the gods. Quote Right
Quote Left Oh, Ox, how great are yours desserts! A being without deceit, harmless, simple, willing for work! Ungrateful and unworthy of the fruits of the earth, man kills his own farm helper with the axe, that toil-worn neck that had so often renewed for him the face of the hard earth; so many harvests given! Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Ovid

Quote Left Crying and laughing seem as quite different scenes, however both provide equal bliss to the soul. Of course, crying costs a little higher but you haven't you already paid the price for it? So appreciate the product. Quote Right
Quote Left Go anywhere, provided it draws you nearer to your goals. Never give up. Believe and surely, you will achieve Quote Right
Quote Left Good deeds do comes to YOU, Only when.. YOU shower your Devotions.. And be kind to Others.. Provided You have to be a GOOD Human Being first!! Quote Right
Quote Left To say there is no absolutes, is to say there is no truth. But the existence of life itself, provides its very own proof. Quote Right
Quote Left Life provides us with all the necessary materials for success. The Statue of David was just a block of stone before being hacked out with a piece of iron. Quote Right
Quote Left All great lovers recognize the providence of words. Quote Right