Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso), (43 BC - 17 AD), Roman Poet Quotes - Page 4

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He who has it in his power to commit sin, is less inclined to do so. The very idea of being able, weakens the desire.
[Lat., Cui peccare licet peccat minus. Ipsa potestas
Semina nequitiae languidiora facit.]

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Indulgent gods, grant me to sin once with impunity. That is sufficient. Let a second offence bear its punishment.
[Lat., Di faciles, peccasse semel concedite tuto:
Id satis est. Peonam culpa secunda ferat.]

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The silent countenance often speaks.
[Lat., Saepe tacens vocem verbaque vultus habet.]

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But still her silent looks loudly reproached me.
[Lat., Sed taciti fecere tamen convicia vultus.]

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Slight is the merit of keeping silence on a matter, on the other hand serious is the guilt of talking on things whereon we should be silent.
[Lat., Exigua est virtus praestare silentia rebus;
At contra, gravis est culpa tacenda loqui.]

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To be silent is but a small virtue; but it is a serious fault to reveal secrets.

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Simplicity is a jewel rarely found.

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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
[Lat., Da requiem; requietus ager bene credita reddit.]

By: Amitabh Dhiman # 12
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What is reason now was passion heretofore.

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Alas! How difficult it is to prevent the countenance from betraying guilt!
[Heu! quam difficile est crimen non prodere vultu.]

By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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Often a silent face has voice and words.
[Lat., Saepe tacens vocem verbaque vultus habet.]

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You will be melancholy, if you are solitary.

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You began better than you have finished; the last act is not equal to the first.

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Work while your strength and years permit you; crooked age will by-and-by come upon you with silent foot.

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With the arm which won the victory he protects the vanquished.

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While I am speaking the opportunity is lost.

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When you have set yourself a task finish it.

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When they can't win in fair fight, they resort to all sorts of sly tricks.

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When the lightning strikes but one, not one only does it terrify.

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When the heart is sick it cannot bear the slightest annoyance.

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Whatever charm thou hast, be charming.

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