Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso), (43 BC - 17 AD), Roman Poet Quotes
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Time is usually the best medicine. [Lat., Temporis ars medicina fere est.]
Though the power be wanting, the will deserves praise.
Those presents are the most acceptable which are enhanced by our regard for the donor.
Things which of themselves avail nothing, when united become powerful.
These are the evils which result from gossiping habits.
There is no useful thing which may not be turned to an injurious purpose.
There is no law more just, than that he, who plots death, should perish by his own craft.
The time will come when you will hate the sight of a mirror.
The silent countenance often speaks with expressive eloquence.
The robber and the cautious traveller alike are girded with the sword; the one uses it as a means of attack, the other as a means of defence.
The mother endures with greater courage the loss of one out many children, than she who, in her tears, exclaims, "Thou wast my only one!"
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