Ovid Quotes

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A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.
Ovid

Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
Ovid

Ovid Quotes
Ovid Quotes
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
Ovid

At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
Ovid

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

Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.
Ovid

Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
Ovid

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
Ovid

Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
Ovid

Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.
Ovid

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe," three times.
Ovid

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Ovid

He who would not be idle, let him fall in love.
Ovid

If you want to be loved, be lovable.
Ovid

It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
Ovid

Let what is irksome become habitual, no more will it trouble you.
Ovid

Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
Ovid

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

Many women long for what eludes them, and like not what is offered them.
Ovid

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

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
Ovid

Often they benefit who suffer wrong.
Ovid

Tears at times have the weight of speech.
Ovid

The heavier crop is ever in others' fields.
Ovid

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.
Ovid

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Ovid

Time, motion and wine cause sleep.
Ovid

What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
Ovid

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