Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso), (43 BC - 17 AD), Roman Poet Quotes - Page 6

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They come to see and be seen.

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These are the evils which result from gossiping habits.

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There is no useful thing which may not be turned to an injurious purpose.

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There is no law more just, than that he, who plots death, should perish by his own craft.

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There is a good deal in a man's mode of eating.

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There is a certain kind of pleasure in weeping.

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The vulgar follow Fortune's glances.

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The time will come when you will hate the sight of a mirror.

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The spirits run riot in youth.

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The silent countenance often speaks with expressive eloquence.

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The rose is often found near the nettle.

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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.

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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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The more they drink the more they thirst.

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The more highminded a man is the more easily is his anger appeased.

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The mind ill at ease, the body suffers also.

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The girl is the smallest portion of herself. [The girl is all crinoline and chignon.]

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The fish which has once felt the hook, suspects the crooked metal in every food which offers.

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The cause lies hidden; the effect is most notorious.

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The battle is over when the foe has fallen.

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The act is judged of by the event.

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