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Quotations by author » Ovid
Ancient Roman classical Poet and Author of Metamorphoses, 43 BC-17
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A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
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A man is sorry to be honest for nothing
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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.
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A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
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A short absence is safest
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A woman is always buying something
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Add little to little and there will be a big pile
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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.
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All things change; nothing perishes
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All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins.
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Although they posses enough, and more than enough still they yearn for more.
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Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
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An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
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An evil life is a kind of death.
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As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.
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As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
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At night there is no such thing as an ugly woman
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At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
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Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.
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Bear patiently with a rival.
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