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Best Ovid quotes

Ovid is famous Roman poet with many wise quotes. Share the best Ovid quotations of all times with your friends and family.


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


Fortune and love favor the brave.


It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.


A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.




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


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


Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.


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


Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.


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


All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

  • all

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


Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish.

  • hope

everything changes, nothing perishes


Nothing is swifter than our years.


Habits change into character.


Keep a mid course between two extremes.


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.


Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.


Time is generally the best doctor.


Time is the devourer of all things.

  • time

Love is full of anxious fears.

  • worry

How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.


The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.


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


Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.


What is without periods of rest will not endure.

  • rest

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.


The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.


Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity.




Ovid quotes images

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Picture quote by Ovid about persistence

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.


Picture quote by Ovid about character

Habits change into character.


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What Ovid was famous for? Ovid is famous poet with many good quotes. Well-known and respected in Roman society for wise sayings. Browse a lot of Ovid books and reference books with quotes from Ovid on Amazon.


Top Ovid quotes about love

What are the best love quotes by Ovid? List with Top 10 Ovid sayings and quotes about love.


Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.


All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.


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

  • love

He who says o'er much I love not is in love.

  • love

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


Ah me! Love can not be cured by herbs.


If you want to be loved, be lovable.

  • love

Love is a credulous thing.


Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.


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Top Ovid quotes about time

What are the best time quotes by Ovid? List with Top 10 Ovid sayings and quotes about time.


Nothing is swifter than our years.

  • time

Time is the devourer of all things.

  • time

Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.

  • time

Time glides away and as we get older through the noiseless years; the days flee and are restrained by no reign.

  • time

Time, the devourer of all things.

  • all

Time, motion and wine cause sleep.


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


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Top Ovid quotes about appearance

What are the best appearance quotes by Ovid? List with Top 10 Ovid sayings and quotes about appearance.


The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.

  • appearance

Neglect of appearance becomes men.

  • appearance

When disposition wins us, the features please.

  • appearance

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Top Ovid quotes about worry

What are the best worry quotes by Ovid? List with Top 10 Ovid sayings and quotes about worry.


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

  • worry

Love is full of anxious fears.

  • worry

There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.

  • worry

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Top Ovid quotes about rest

What are the best rest quotes by Ovid? List with Top 10 Ovid sayings and quotes about rest.


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

  • rest

What is without periods of rest will not endure.

  • rest

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.


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More quotes by Ovid

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To give requires good sense.


What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.


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


Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.

  • time



The mind grows sicker than the body in contemplation of it's suffering.


Make the workmanship surpass the materials.


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


We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.


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

  • bravery

'Tis best to be silent in a bad cause.


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


The drop hollows the stone not by force but by often falling.


Although they posses enough, and more than enough still they yearn for more.


Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.

  • cares

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


The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.


You can learn from anyone even your enemy.


We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.


A short absence is the safest.


Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another.


There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.

  • worry

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

  • sin

Envy aims very high.


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


I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.


Bear patiently with a rival.


In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.


If you wish to marry suitably, marry your equal.

  • marriage

Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.


Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.


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


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


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


Daring is not safe against daring men.

  • risk

The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.


An evil life is a kind of death.


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


Time glides away and as we get older through the noiseless years; the days flee and are restrained by no reign.

  • time

All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.

  • love

A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.

  • honesty

Time, the devourer of all things.

  • all

Let love give way to business; give attention to business and you will be safe.


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

  • envy

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


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


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


Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.


People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.


You will go most safely in the middle.

  • moderation

The love of glory gives an immense stimulus.


Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.


When disposition wins us, the features please.

  • appearance

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

  • delay

Time, motion and wine cause sleep.

  • cause

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

  • love

He who says o'er much I love not is in love.

  • love

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


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


Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.


The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.


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


Skill makes love unending.

  • sex

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.


Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.


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


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

  • fall

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.

  • beautiful

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.


Ah me! Love can not be cured by herbs.

  • cured

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.


The burden which is well borne becomes light.

  • bravery

Most safely shall you tread the middle path.


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.


If you want to be loved, be lovable.

  • love

Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.


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


What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please.


Neglect of appearance becomes men.

  • appearance

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


Venus favors the bold.


All things change, nothing is extinguished. There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.

  • change

Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it.


Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.


Nothing in the entire universe ever perishes, believe me, but things vary, and adopt a new form. The phrase being born is used for beginning to be something different from what one was before, while dying means ceasing to be the same. Though this thing may pass into that, and that into this, yet the sums of things remains unchanged.


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.


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


No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.


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


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


Love is a credulous thing.

  • credulous

Fas est ab hoste doceri. One should learn even from one's enemies.

  • ancient

People are slow to believe that, which if believed would work them harm.

  • belief

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

  • heart

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


Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.

  • abode

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When was Ovid birthday? Ovid was born on March 20, 43 BC.

Who is Ovid? Some facts about Ovid from biography. Publius Ovidius Naso (March 20, 43 BC – 17 AD) was a Roman poet known to the English-speaking world as Ovid, who wrote on many topics, including love, abandoned women and mythological transformations. Ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature, Ovid ... Read more about Ovid on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Ovid on YouTube.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1
Introduction

Part 2
Best Ovid quotes
Top 10 quotes by Ovid

Part 3
Ovid quotes images

Part 4
Love
Time
Appearance
Worry
Rest
All quotes

Part 5
Similar Poets

Part 6
Favorite topics

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Conclusion

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