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There is a certain pleasure in weeping By Ovid
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Brass shines with constant usage, a beautiful dress needs wearing,Leave a house empty, it rots. By Ovid
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Gold will buy the highest honours; and gold will purchase love. By Ovid
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She that weds well will wisely match her love, Nor be below her husband nor above. By Ovid
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The punishment can be remitted; the crime is everlasting. By Ovid
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Love, and a cough, are not concealed. By Ovid
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A frail gift is beauty, which grows less as time draws on, and is devoured by its own years. By Ovid
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Presents, believe me, seduce both men and gods. By Ovid
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Hastiness is the beginning of wrath, and its end repentance. By Ovid
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Isn't the best defense always a good attack? By Ovid
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That fair face will as years roll on lose its beauty, and old age will bring its wrinkles to the brow. By Ovid
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Et ignotas animum dimittit in artes, naturamque nouat. (to arts unknown he bends his wits, and alters nature.) By Ovid
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Venus is kind to creatures as young as we;We know not what we do, and while we're youngWe have the right to live and love like gods. By Ovid
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We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us. By Ovid
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Now I am ready to tell how bodies are changedInto different bodies. By Ovid
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Rest strengthens the body, the mind too is thus supported; but unremitting toil destroys both. By Ovid
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If you count the sunny and the cloudy days of the whole year, you will find that the sunshine predominates. By Ovid
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The wild boar is often held by a small dog.[Lat., A cane non magno saepe tenetur aper.] By Ovid
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Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality. By Ovid
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Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory. By Ovid
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There is something in omens. By Ovid
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Wine stimulates the mind and makes it quick with heat; care flees and is dissolved in much drink. By Ovid
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Fortune and love favor the brave. By Ovid
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I am above being injured by fortune, though she steals away much, more will remain with me. The blessing I now enjoy transcend fear. By Ovid
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I see and praise what is better, but follow what is worse. By Ovid
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Good-bye to the lies of the poets.[Lat., Valeant mendacia vatum.] By Ovid
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Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. By Ovid
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What is harder than rock, or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere. By Ovid
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By constant dripping, water hollows stone,A signet-ring from use alone grows thin,And the curved plowshare by soft earth is worn. By Ovid
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Death is not grievous to me, for I shall lay aside my pains by death.[Lat., Nec mihi mors gravis est posituro morte dolores.] By Ovid
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There will grow from straws a mighty heap. By Ovid
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There is a god within us, and the heavensHave intercourse with earth; from realms aboveThat spirit comes. By Ovid
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Believe me, the gods spare the afflicted, and do not always oppress those who are unfortunate. By Ovid
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The man who falls in love chill find plenty of occupation. By Ovid
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The earth yields up her stores, of every illThe instigators; iron, foe to man,And gold, than iron deadlier. By Ovid
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Seeking is all very well, but holding requires greater talent: Seeking involves some luck; now the demand is for skill. By Ovid
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Knowest thou not that kings have long hands?[Lat., An nescis longos regibus esse manus?] By Ovid
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The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea. By Ovid
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Majesty and love do not well agree, nor do they live together. By Ovid
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We need to accept the strangeness of things as they are. By Ovid
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What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps; with it alone, she lives. By Ovid
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Nothing is stronger than Custom (Fac tibi consuescat: nil adsuetudine maius) By Ovid
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Chastity, once lost, cannot be recalled; it goes only once. By Ovid
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Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again. By Ovid
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Dear to the heart of a girl is her own beauty and charm. By Ovid
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God gave man an upright countenance to survey the heavens, and to look upward to the stars. By Ovid
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In prosperity you may count on many friends; if the sky becomes overcast you will be alone. By Ovid
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A field becomes exhausted by constant tillage. By Ovid
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There is nothing constant in the universe. All ebb and flow, and every shape that's born, bears in its womb the seeds of change. By Ovid
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Time glides away and as we get older through the noiseless years; the days flee and are restrained by no reign. By Ovid
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Even as a cow she was lovely. By Ovid
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Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power. By Ovid
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Safety lies in the middle course.[Lat., Medio tutissimus ibis.] By Ovid
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The mightiest rivers lose their force when split up into several streams. By Ovid
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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. By Ovid
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A soldier when aged is not appreciated; the love of an old man sickens. By Ovid
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Stones are hollowed out by the constant dropping of water. By Ovid
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We two [Deucalion and Pyrrha, after the deluge] form a multitude.[Lat., Nos duo turba sumus.] By Ovid
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If you want to be loved, be lovable. By Ovid
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For in this strange anatomy we wear, the head has greater powers than the hand; the spirit, heart, and mind are over all. By Ovid
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To be silent is but a small virtue; but it is a serious fault to reveal secrets. By Ovid
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He who holds the hook is aware in what waters many fish are swimming. By Ovid
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119. Let your hook be always cast in the pond. when you least expect it, there will be fish. By Ovid
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Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish. By Ovid
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Change is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be a fish. By Ovid
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Keep thy hook always baited, for a fish lurks even in the most unlikely swim. By Ovid
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Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. By Ovid
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It is a pleasure appropriate to man, for him to save a fellow-man, and gratitude is acquired in no better way. By Ovid
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Pleasure is sweetest when 'tis paid for by another's pain. By Ovid
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God himself favors the brave. By Ovid
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What is hid is unknown: for what is unknown there is no desire.[Lat., Quod latet ignotum est; ignoti nulla cupido.] By Ovid
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Love fed fat soon turns to boredom. By Ovid
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And besides, we lovers fear everything By Ovid
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It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears. By Ovid
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Argus, you are fallen, and the light in all your lamps is utterly put out: one hundred eyes, one darkness all the same! By Ovid
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As many as the shells that are on the shore, so many arethe pains of love; the darts that wound are steeped inmuch poison. By Ovid
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The glow of inspiration warms us; this holy rapture springs from the seeds of the Divine mind sown in man. By Ovid
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Not for any one man's delight has Nature madethe sun, the wind, the waters; all are free. By Ovid
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And I will capture your minds with sweet novelty.[Lat., Dulcique animos novitate tenebo.] By Ovid
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It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock. By Ovid
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Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low. By Ovid
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Bring a lawsuit against a man who can pay; the poor man's acts are not worth the expense By Ovid
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Constant Penelope sends to thee, careless Ulysses.Write not again, but come, sweet mate By Ovid
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The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged. By Ovid
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Skill makes love unending. By Ovid
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The workmanship was better than the subject matter. By Ovid
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Here Jove with Hermes came; but in disguiseOf mortal men conceal'd their deities;One laid aside his thunder, one his rod By Ovid
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Fortune and love favour the brave.[Lat., Audentum Forsque Venusque juvant.] By Ovid
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The rest of the crowd were friends of my fortune, not of me.[Lat., Caetera fortunae, non mea, turba fuit.] By Ovid
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The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness. By Ovid
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Love is a naked child: do you think he has pockets for money? By Ovid
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The end doesn't justify the means. By Ovid
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Heaven rewards the pious; those who cherish the godsThemselves are cherished. By Ovid
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It is ill to marry in the month of May. By Ovid
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Agamemnon escaped with his life From land battles and sea storms, then fell to his wife. By Ovid
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In the make-up of human beings, intelligence counts for more than our hands, and that is our true strength. By Ovid
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We take no pleasure in permitted joys,But what's forbidden is more keenly sought. By Ovid
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Tis best to be silent in a bad cause. By Ovid
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Leave war to others; 'tis Protesilaus' part of love. By Ovid
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Our advantages fly away without aid. Pluck the flower.[Lat., Nostra sine auxilio fugiunt bona. Carpite florem.] By Ovid
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Pluck with quick hand the fruit that passes. By Ovid
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To be thoroughly imbued, with the liberal arts refines the manners, and makes men to be mild and gentle in their conduct. By Ovid
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The mind that's conscious of its rectitude,Laughs at the lies of rumor. By Ovid
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Those presents are the most acceptable which are enhanced by our regard for the donor. By Ovid
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Envy, the meanest of vices, creeps on the ground like a serpent. By Ovid
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Wind feeds the fire, and wind extinguishes:The flames are nourished by a gentle breeze,Yet, if it stronger grows, they sink and die. By Ovid
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Her clear conscience mocked rumour's mendacity, But we are a mob prone to credit sin. By Ovid
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Pursuits become habits.[Lat., Abeunt studia in mores.] By Ovid
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In time the bull is brought to wear the yoke.[Lat., Tempore ruricolae patiens fit taurus aratri.] By Ovid
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A woman is a creature that's always shopping. By Ovid
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The least strength suffices to break what is bruised. By Ovid
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Things which of themselves avail nothing, when united become powerful. By Ovid
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All things change; nothing perishes. By Ovid
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Poetry comes fine spun from a mind at peace. By Ovid
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They come to see, they come that they themselves may be seen.[Lat., Spectatum veniunt, veniunt spectentur ut ipse.] By Ovid
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Happy is he who dares courageously to defend what he loves. By Ovid
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That tuneful nymph, the babbling Echo. By Ovid
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Calumny ever pursues the great, even as the winds hurl themselves on high places. By Ovid
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If you would conquer Love, he must be foughtAt his first onslaught; sprinkle but a dropOf water, the new-kindled flame expires. By Ovid
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Though strength be wanting, the will to actionMerits praise. By Ovid
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Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts. By Ovid
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The more highminded a man is the more easily is his anger appeased. By Ovid
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Consider the misfortunes of others, and you will be the better able to bear your own. By Ovid
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There is a good deal in a man's mode of eating. By Ovid
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The art of medicine in the season lies:Wine given in season oft will benefit,Which out of season injures. By Ovid
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Some people think that because they do the opposite of what they are asked to do, they have initiative By Ovid
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Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy. By Ovid
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She only is chaste, who is chaste where there is no danger of detection: she who does not, because she may not, does. By Ovid
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All things can corrupt perverse minds. By Ovid
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Virtue and vice, evil and good, are siblings, or next-door neighbors, Easy to make mistakes, hard to tell them apart. By Ovid
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I hate a woman who offers herself because she ought to do so, and cold and dry thinks of her sewing when making love. By Ovid
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All human things hang on a slender thread, the strongest fall with a sudden crash. By Ovid
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Yield to him who opposes you; by yielding you conquer. By Ovid
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Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these. By Ovid
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The more they drink the more they thirst. By Ovid
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No thanks attach to a kindness long deferred. By Ovid
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He is a foolish swimmer who swims against the stream, when he might take the current sideways. By Ovid
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Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him. By Ovid
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Giving calls for genius. By Ovid
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If it were in my power, I would be wiser; but a newly felt power carries me off in spite of myself; love leads me one way, my understanding another. By Ovid
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It's a kindness that the mind can go where it wishes. By Ovid
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I am an exile; but it is the fault that pains;The punishment is nought; that it is deservedIs all the pain. By Ovid
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It is a kingly act to help the fallen. By Ovid
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Envy, slothful vice,Never makes its way in lofty characters,But, like the skulking viper, creeps and crawlsClose to the ground. By Ovid
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It is the act of a coward to wish for death. By Ovid
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When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy. By Ovid
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Imperceptibly the hours glide on, and beguile us as they pass. By Ovid
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Sleep, rest of things, O pleasing Deity, Peace of the soul, which cares dost crucify, Weary bodies refresh and mollify. By Ovid
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Women's words are as light as the doomed leaves whirling in autumn, Easily swept by the wind, easily drowned by the wave. By Ovid
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Love is a thing full of anxious fears. By Ovid
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Trivial losses often prove great gains. By Ovid
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The sick mind can not bear anything harsh.[Lat., Mensque pati durum sustinet aegra nihil.] By Ovid
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Eurydice, dying now a second time, uttered no complaint against her husband. What was there to complain of, but that she had been loved? By Ovid
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All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil. By Ovid
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Love is too prone to trust. Would I could thinkMy charges false and all too rashly made. By Ovid
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Either you pursue or push, O Sisyphus, the stone destined to keep rolling.[Lat., Aut petis aut urgues ruiturum, Sisyphe, saxum.] By Ovid
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Deadly poisons are concealed under sweet honey. By Ovid
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The mind alone can not be exiled.[Lat., Mens sola loco non exulat.] By Ovid
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A mind conscious of right laughs at the falsehoods of rumour.[Lat., Conscia mens recti famae mendacia risit.] By Ovid
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Alas! How difficult it is to prevent the countenance from betraying guilt! By Ovid
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Be bold, take courage... and be strong of soul. By Ovid
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We have ploughed the vast ocean in a fragile bark. By Ovid
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The ungovernable passion for wealth.[Lat., Opum furiata cupido.] By Ovid
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Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear. By Ovid
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Passion persuades me one way, reason another. I see the better and approve it, but I follow the worse. By Ovid
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The iron ring is worn out by constant use.[Lat., Ferreus assiduo consumitur anulus usu.] By Ovid
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My bark, once struck by the fury of the storm, dreads again to approach the place of danger. By Ovid
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If he should love deny him what he loves! By Ovid
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Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour. By Ovid
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You who seek an end of love, love yields to business: be busy, and you will be safe. By Ovid
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Nor is there any law more just, than that he who has plotted death shall perish by his own plot. By Ovid
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What ignorance there is in human minds. By Ovid
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Who gives to Aristaeus honey;Or wine to Bacchus, or TriptolemusEarth's fruits, or apples to Alcinous? By Ovid
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Everyone is desirous of his own pursuits, and lovesTo spend his time in his accustomed art. By Ovid
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He lives well who lives retired, and keepsHis wants within the limits of his means. By Ovid
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To give requires good sense. By Ovid
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Where crime is taught from early years, it becomes a part of nature. By Ovid
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You put aside the work that's done, and seek some work to do. By Ovid
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Giving requires good sense.[Lat., Rest est ingeniosa dare.] By Ovid
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156. By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows. By Ovid
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We are charmed by neatness: Let not your hair be out of order.[Lat., Munditiis capimur: non sine lege capilli.] By Ovid
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Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks. By Ovid
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I prate of ancient poets' monstrous lies,Ne'er seen or now or then by human eyes. By Ovid
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There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled. By Ovid
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The need has gone; the memorial thereof remains. By Ovid
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All love is vanquished by a succeeding love. By Ovid
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Stop short of your appetite; eat less than you are able. By Ovid
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Suppressed pain chokes us; in our breastsIt surges, adding ever to its strength. By Ovid
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We covet what is guarded; the very care invokes the thief. Few love what they may have. By Ovid
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Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair. By Ovid
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He loved a lifeless thing and he was utterly and hopelessly wretched. By Ovid
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Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish. By Ovid
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Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark. By Ovid
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To feel our ills is one thing, but to cure them is another. By Ovid
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See that you promise: what harm is there in promise? Inpromises anyone can be rich. By Ovid
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Dear to girls' hearts is their own beauty. By Ovid
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Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by. By Ovid
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Today is truly the Golden Age: gold buys hornor, gold procures love By Ovid
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What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please. By Ovid
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Wine prepares the heart for love, unless you take too much. By Ovid
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Jupiter has no leisure to attend to little things. By Ovid
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Misfortunes often sharpen the genius. By Ovid
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Pride is innate in beauty, and haughtiness is the companion of the fair. By Ovid
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Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast. By Ovid
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Every one who repeats it adds something to the scandal. [The rolling snow-ball.] By Ovid
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Have consideration for wounded feelings. By Ovid
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A short absence is the safest. By Ovid
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A wealthy traveller fears an ambush, while one with empty pockets journeys on in safety. By Ovid
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At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time. By Ovid
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It is not easy to bear prosperity unruffled. By Ovid
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While I am speaking the opportunity is lost. By Ovid
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The whole earth is the brave man's country.[Lat., Omne solum forti patria est.] By Ovid
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Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul. By Ovid
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By yielding you may obtain victory By Ovid
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There is no need of words; believe facts.[Lat., Non opus est verbis, credite rebus.] By Ovid
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The rose is often found near the nettle. By Ovid
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The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean. By Ovid
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the gods are created by poets" --Ovid By Ovid
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The spirits run riot in youth. By Ovid
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There is no pleasure pure and simple, and some care alwayscomes to mar our joys. By Ovid
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As the mind of each man is conscious of good or evil, so does he conceive within his breast hope or fear, according to his actions. By Ovid
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The prayers of cowards fortune spurns. By Ovid
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The gods behold all righteous actions. By Ovid
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In war the olive branch of peace is of use.[Lat., Adjuvat in bello pacatae ramus olivae.] By Ovid
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Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it. By Ovid
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Man looks aloft, and with erected eyes Beholds his hereditary skies. By Ovid
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Lente, lente currite, noctis equi. Translation: Run slowly, slowly, horses of the night. By Ovid
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Ah me! Love can not be cured by herbs. By Ovid
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The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting. By Ovid
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If you are not ready today, you will be even less so tomorrow. By Ovid
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Grant me profits only, grant me the joy of profit made,and see to it that I enjoy cheating the buyer! By Ovid
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There is a god within us. By Ovid
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Our native land charms us with inexpressible sweetness, and never, never allows us to forget that we belong to it. By Ovid
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Great talents, by the rust of long disuse,Grow lethargic and shrink from what they were. By Ovid
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I shall speak facts; but some will say I deal in fiction. By Ovid
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How little you know about the age you live in if you think that honey is sweeter than cash in hand By Ovid
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Excessive love in loathing ever ends. By Ovid
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This victory will be your I ruin. By Ovid
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Few people want the pleasures they are free to take. By Ovid
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Occupy yourself, and you will be out of harm's way. By Ovid
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Envy feeds on the living. It ceases when they are dead. By Ovid
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Let the poor man mind his tongue By Ovid
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When a rose dies, a thorn is left behind. By Ovid
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The gods see the deeds of the righteous.[Lat., Di pia facta vident.] By Ovid
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I could not possibly count the gold-digging ruses of women, Not if I had ten mouths, not if I had ten tongues. By Ovid
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Barbarus hic ego sum, quia non intelligor illis.(In this place I am a barbarian, because men do not understand me.) By Ovid
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There is no useful thing which may not be turned to an injurious purpose. By Ovid
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The wit of man has devised cruel statutes,And nature oft permits what is by law forbid. By Ovid
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Daring is not safe against daring men. By Ovid
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If you have a voice, sing; but if you have good arms, then go in for dancing. By Ovid
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The purpose of law is to prevent the strong always having their way. By Ovid
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There is no small pleasure in pure water. By Ovid
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By looking at squinting people you learn to squint. By Ovid
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Take away leisure and Cupid's bow is broken By Ovid
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The crop always seems better in our neighbor's field, and our neighbor's cow gives more milk. By Ovid
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The glow of inspiration warms us; it is a holy rapture. By Ovid
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Envy assails the noblest: the winds howl around the highest peaks. By Ovid
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Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward. By Ovid
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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. By Ovid
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If God be my friend, I cannot be wretched. By Ovid
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Love is born of idleness and, once born, by idleness is fostered. By Ovid
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All-devouring time, envious age,Nought can escape you, and by slow degrees,Worn by your teeth, all things will lingering die. By Ovid
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We two are to ourselves a crowd. By Ovid
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Whilst you are prosperous you can number many friends; but when the storm comes you are left alone. By Ovid
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Concealed sorrow bursts the heart, and rages within us as an internal fire. By Ovid
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There is a deity within us who breathes that divine fire by which we are animated. By Ovid
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And now I have finished the work, which neither the wrath of Jove, nor fire, nor the sword, nor devouring age shall be able to destroy. By Ovid
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Honesty, by evil fortune tried,Finds in adversity the seed of praise. By Ovid
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Resist beginnings: it is too late to employ medicine when the evil has grown strong by inveterate habit. By Ovid
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To live well is to live unnoticed.""Bene qui latuit bene dixit. By Ovid
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The swallow is not ensnared by men because of its gentle nature.[Lat., At caret insidiis hominum, quia mitis, hirundo.] By Ovid
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Give me the waters of Lethe that numb the heart, if they exist, I will still not have the power to forget you. By Ovid
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Put faith in one who's had experience. By Ovid
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Sleep ... peace of the soul, who puttest care to flight. By Ovid
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While I speak, time flies. By Ovid
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Though the power be wanting, yet the wish is praiseworthy. By Ovid
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The drop excavates the stone, not with force but by falling often. By Ovid
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With patience bear what pains you have deserved,Grieve, if you will, over what's unmerited. By Ovid
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Man's last day must ever be awaited and none to becounted happy until his death, until his last funeral ritesare paid. By Ovid
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I am a shipwrecked man who fears every sea. By Ovid
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So long as you are secure you will count many friends; if your life becomes clouded you will be alone. By Ovid
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The mind, conscious of rectitude, laughed to scorn the falsehood of report. By Ovid
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A pleasing face is no small advantage. By Ovid
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Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable. By Ovid
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There is no excellency without difficulty. By Ovid
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Tempus edax rerum.Time that devours all things. By Ovid
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It is some alleviation to ills we cannot cure to speak of them. By Ovid
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It warms the blood, adds luster to the eyes, and wine and love have ever been allies. By Ovid
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As the hawk is wont to pursue the trembling doves. By Ovid
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It is prudence that first forsakes the wretched. By Ovid
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The mind ill at ease, the body suffers also. By Ovid
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There is a certain kind of pleasure in weeping. By Ovid
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Every lover is a soldier. By Ovid
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Hurry to your goal together. That is full bliss when man and woman lie equally conquered. By Ovid
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Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked. By Ovid
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Love is an affair of credulity. By Ovid
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In sweet water there is a pleasure ungrudged by anyone. By Ovid
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Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with. By Ovid
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All other creatures look down toward the earth, but man was given a face so that might turn his eyes toward the stars and his gaze upon the sky. By Ovid
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Happy the man who can count his sufferings. By Ovid
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Every man should stay within his own fortune.[Lat., Intera fortunam quisque debet manere suam.] By Ovid
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A burthen cheerfully borne becomes light By Ovid
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Alluring pleasure is said to have softened the savage dispositions (of early mankind).[Lat., Blanda truces animos fertur mollisse voluptas.] By Ovid
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That pleasure which can be safely indulged in is the least inviting. By Ovid
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Keep a mid course between two extremes. By Ovid
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There is a God within us, and we glow when He stirs us. By Ovid
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If you give up your quiet life, the bow of Cupid will lose its power. By Ovid
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Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs.[Lat., Hei mihi! quod nullis amor est medicabilis herbis.] By Ovid
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There is a divinity within our breast. By Ovid
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When the lightning strikes but one, not one only does it terrify. By Ovid
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Love is full of anxious fears. By Ovid
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Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears. By Ovid
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A lover fears all that he believes. By Ovid
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A light breath fans the flame, a violent gust extinguishes it. By Ovid
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Fair peace is becoming to men; fierce anger belongs to beasts. By Ovid
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A gift in time of need is most acceptable. By Ovid
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Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers. By Ovid
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I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth. By Ovid
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There are as many characters in menAs there are shapes in nature. By Ovid
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My vengeance is my guilt By Ovid
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If Jupiter should hurl a bolt whenever men sin,His armory would quickly be empty. By Ovid
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In an easy cause anyone can be eloquent; the slightest strength is enough to break what is already shattered. By Ovid
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As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity. By Ovid
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Art lies by its own artifice. By Ovid
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When the roses are gone, nothing is left but the thorn. By Ovid
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There is a God within us and intercourse with heaven.[Lat., Est deus in nobis; et sunt commercia coeli.] By Ovid
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Riches too increase, and the maddening craving for gold,So that men ever seek for more, that they may have the most. By Ovid
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Bear patiently with a rival. By Ovid
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Let others seek safety. Nothing is safer than misfortune,Where there's no fear of greater ill to come. By Ovid
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I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement. By Ovid
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First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, 'I believe,' three times. By Ovid
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Time, motion and wine cause sleep. By Ovid
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Thus I am not able to exist either with you or without you; and I seem not to know my own wishes. By Ovid
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It is annoying to be honest to no purpose. By Ovid
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That you may be beloved, be amiable. By Ovid
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What is more useful than fire? Yet if any one prepares to burn a house, it is with fire that he arms his daring hands. By Ovid
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What follows I flee; what flees I ever pursue. By Ovid
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An evil life is a kind of death. By Ovid
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There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it. By Ovid
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The burden becomes light that is shared by love. By Ovid
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Love is no assignment for cowards. By Ovid
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Even the gods are moved by the voice of entreaty. By Ovid
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Let love give way to business; give attention to business and you will be safe. By Ovid
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A man is sorry to be honest for nothing. By Ovid
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Friendship is but a name; fidelity but an empty name. By Ovid
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Although they posses enough, and more than enough still they yearn for more. By Ovid
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It is not safe to despise what Love commands. He reigns supreme, and rules the mighty gods. By Ovid
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The applause and the favour of our fellow-menFan even a spark of genius to a flame. By Ovid
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My purpose is to tell of bodies that have been changed into shapes of different kinds. By Ovid
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What is harder than stone?What more soft than water?Nevertheless hard though the rock be, it is hollowed by the wave. By Ovid
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Tis base to plead the unhappy prisoner's cause,With eloquence that's bought. By Ovid
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Sleep, nature's rest, divine tranquility, That brings peace to the mind ... By Ovid
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There is no such thing as pure, unalloyed pleasure; some bitter ever mingles with the sweet. By Ovid
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Mad desire, when it has the most, longs for more By Ovid
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The love of fame usually spurs on the mind.[Lat., Ingenio stimulos subdere fama solet.] By Ovid
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The burden which is well borne becomes light. By Ovid
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Opportunity is ever worth expecting; let your hood be ever hanging ready. The fish will be in the pool where you least imagine it to be. By Ovid
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Time, the devourer of all things. By Ovid
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If Jupiter hurled his thunderbolt as often as men sinned, he would soon be out of thunderbolts. By Ovid
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Love that is fed by jealousy dies hard. By Ovid
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I too am not powerless, and my weapons strike hard. By Ovid
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The gods have their own laws.[Lat., Sunt superis sua jura.] By Ovid
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Those gifts are ever the most acceptable which the giver makes precious.[Lat., Acceptissima semper munera sunt auctor quae pretiosa facit.] By Ovid
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He who would not be idle, let him fall in love. By Ovid
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He who can simulate sanity will be sane. By Ovid
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Destroy our leisure and you break love's bow. By Ovid
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Let the man who does not wish to be idle, fall in love. By Ovid
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Remove but the temptations of leisure, and the bow of Cupid will lose its effect. By Ovid
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And he sets his mind to unknown arts By Ovid
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The love of fame puts spurs to the mind By Ovid
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I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words. By Ovid
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Do not lay on the multitude the blame that is due to a few. By Ovid
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This also, that I live, I consider a gift of God. By Ovid
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A broken fortune is like a falling column; the lower it sinks, the greater weight it has to sustain. By Ovid
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Forbear to lay the guilt of a few on the many. By Ovid
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It is something to hold the scepter with a firm hand.[Lat., Est aliquid valida sceptra tenere manu.] By Ovid
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Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion. By Ovid
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How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man. By Ovid
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Courage conquers all things:it even gives strength to the body. By Ovid
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Nothing is more useful to man that those arts which have no utility. By Ovid
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When you have set yourself a task finish it. By Ovid
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Truly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. By Ovid
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It is but a small merit to observe silence, but it is a grave fault to speak of matters on which we should be silent. By Ovid
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There are a thousand forms of evil; there will be a thousand remedies. By Ovid
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What is now an act of reason, was but blind impulse. By Ovid
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Thanks are justly due for boons unbought By Ovid
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Devouring Time and envious Age, all things yield to you; and with lingering death you destroy, step by step, with venomed tooth whatever you attack. By Ovid
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A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. By Ovid
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I flee who chases me and chase who flees me. By Ovid
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Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity. By Ovid
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Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay. By Ovid
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Love is the force that leaves you colorless By Ovid
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Where belief is painful we are slow to believe. By Ovid
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Grief brims itself and flows away in tears. By Ovid
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Envy depreciates the genius of the great Homer. By Ovid
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Time was when genius was more precious than gold, butnow to have nothing is monstrous barbarism. By Ovid
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What is reason now was passion heretofore. By Ovid
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The mind conscious of innocence despises false reports: but we are a set always ready to believe a scandal. By Ovid
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For this reason, if you believe proverbs, let me tell you the common one: It is unlucky to marry in May. By Ovid
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The time will come when you will hate the sight of a mirror. By Ovid
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It's right to learn, even from the enemy. By Ovid
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Though the strength is lacking, yet the willingness is commendable. By Ovid
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Diseases of the mind impair the bodily powers. By Ovid
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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. By Ovid
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Women can always be caught; that's the first rule of the game. By Ovid
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The result justifies the deed (Exitus acta probat) By Ovid
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Out of many things a great heap will be formed.[Lat., De multis grandis acervus erit.] By Ovid
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Few love what they may have. By Ovid
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Fools laugh at the Latin language. -Rident stolidi verba Latina By Ovid
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Chaste is she whom no one has asked. By Ovid
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A wound will perhaps become tolerable with length of time; but wounds which are raw shudder at the touch of the hands. By Ovid
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According to the state of a man's conscience, so do hope and fear on account of his deeds arise in his mind. By Ovid
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We are always striving for things forbidden, and coveting those denied us. By Ovid
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Let love steal in disguised as friendship. By Ovid
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Thanks are justly due for things got without purchase.[Lat., Gratia pro rebus merito debetur inemtis.] By Ovid
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Make good use of your time, it flies fast. By Ovid
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Gain, acquired by many agents, soon accumulates. By Ovid
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There is some joy in weeping. For our tearsFill up the cup, then wash our pain away. By Ovid
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Heavens! what thick darkness pervades the minds of men.[Lat., Pro superi! quantum mortalia pectora caecae,Noctis habent.] By Ovid
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Temporis ars medicina fere est.Time is generally the best medicine. By Ovid
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The poet's labors are a work of joy, and require peace of mind. By Ovid
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Only begin, and you will become eloquent of yourself. By Ovid
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Sickness seizes the body from bad ventilation. By Ovid
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Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together. By Ovid
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Burdens become light when cheerfully borne. By Ovid
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Beauty, if you do not open your doors, takes age from lack of use. By Ovid
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What one beholds of a woman is the least part of her. By Ovid
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Meet the disorder in the outset, the medicine may be too late, when the disease has gained ground through delay. By Ovid
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He who can believe himself well, will be well. By Ovid
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Do not believe hastily. By Ovid
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You will go most safely in the middle. By Ovid
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The gods favor the bold. By Ovid
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You do not know it but you are the talk of all the town.[Lat., Fabula (nec sentis) tota jactaris in urba.] By Ovid
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You will go most safely by the middle way. By Ovid
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The cause is hidden. The effect is visible to all. By Ovid
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Tempus edax rerum. Time the devourer of everything. By Ovid
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Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it. By Ovid
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Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel. By Ovid
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Anything cracked will shatter at a touch. By Ovid
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We suffer by our proximity. [Who get a blow intended for another.] By Ovid
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your fate is mortal: what you ask for isn't. By Ovid
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Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another. By Ovid
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Simplicity, very rare in our age. By Ovid
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When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing. By Ovid
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Pedigree and ancestry and what we ourselves have not achieved, I scarcely recognize as our own. By Ovid
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Happy the man who ventures boldly to defend what he holds dear. By Ovid
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Tis not always in a physician's power to cure the sick; at times the disease is stronger than trained art. By Ovid
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It is the mind that makes the man, and our vigour is in our immortal soul. By Ovid
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Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas" - "Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses By Ovid
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Even pleasure cloys without variety. By Ovid
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Love's dominion, like a kings, admits of no partition. By Ovid
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It is good to be taught even by an enemy By Ovid
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Idleness ruins the constitution By Ovid
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We must improve our time; time goes with rapid foot. By Ovid
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Time is the devourer of all things. By Ovid
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Our native soil draws all of us, by I know not what sweetness, and never allows us to forget. By Ovid
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Hate I shall, if I can; if I can't, I shall love though not willing. By Ovid
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Nothing is stronger than habit. By Ovid
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That's one of the greatest curses ever inflicted on the human race, memory. By Ovid
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What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct. By Ovid
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Take the advice of light when you're looking at linens or jewels; Looking at faces or forms, take the advice of the day. By Ovid
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A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace. By Ovid
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When lizard-footed giants climbed the hills And with a hundred hands clawed at the sky. By Ovid
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Pure women are only those who have not been asked. By Ovid
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The sea's vast depths lie open to the fish;Wherever the breezes blow the bird may fly;So to the brave man every land's a home. By Ovid
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Habit had made the custom. By Ovid
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You will hardly conquer, but conquer you must.[Lat., Male vincetis, sed vincite.] By Ovid
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Love is a believing creature. By Ovid
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Not knowing what he sees, he adores the sight; That false face fools and fuels his delight By Ovid
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The love of glory gives an immense stimulus. By Ovid
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I hate, and yet must love the thing I hate. By Ovid
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The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses. By Ovid
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Men should not care too much for good looks; neglect is becoming. By Ovid
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The pleasure that is granted to me from a sense of duty ceases to be a pleasure at all. By Ovid
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It is expedient that there should be gods, and, since it is expedient, let us believe that gods exist. By Ovid
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Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts. By Ovid
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The wounded gladiator forswears all fighting, but soon forgetting his former wound resumes his arms. By Ovid
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Remove the temptation of idleness and Cupid's bow is useless. By Ovid
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It is lawful to be taught by an enemy. Fas est ab hoste doceri. By Ovid
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O fool, what else is sleep but chill death's likeness? By Ovid
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If you would marry suitably, marry your equal. By Ovid
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Anyone can be rich in promises. By Ovid
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Haste is productive of injury, and so is too much hesitation. He is the wisest man who does everything at the proper time. By Ovid
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That, which has not its alternation of rest, will not last long. By Ovid
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She who resists as though she would not win,By her own treason falls an easy prey. By Ovid
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Small minds are captivated by trifles. By Ovid
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My intention is to tell of bodies changed into new forms. By Ovid
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Great is the strife between beauty and modesty. By Ovid
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Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love. By Ovid
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Love is a credulous thing. By Ovid
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Many women long for what eludes them, and like not what is offered them. By Ovid
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Only she is chaste whom none has invited By Ovid
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First try all other means, but if the woundHeal not, then use the knife, lest to the cleanFrom the diseased the canker spread. By Ovid
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The gods have their own rules. By Ovid
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The result proves the wisdom of the act. By Ovid
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Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place. By Ovid
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105. I congratulate myself on not having arrived into this world until the present time. This age suits my taste. By Ovid
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A boar is often held by a not-so-large dog. By Ovid
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Rare is the virtue that's not ruled by Fortune,That stands unshaken even when Fortune flees. By Ovid
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In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent. By Ovid
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Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft. By Ovid
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Agreeing to differ.[Lat., Discors concordia.] By Ovid
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Niobe would have been called most blessed of mothers,had she not seemed so herself. By Ovid
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Thus all things altered. Nothing dies. And here and there the unbodied spirit flies. By Ovid
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When the heart is sick it cannot bear the slightest annoyance. By Ovid
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I cannot keep track of all the vagaries of fashion, Every day, so it seems, brings in a different style. By Ovid
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What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless. By Ovid
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If you would be loved, be lovable By Ovid
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The cause is hidden, but the result is known.[Lat., Causa latet: vis est notissima.] By Ovid
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And warns us to use life's beauty as it blooms. The thorn is spurned when the rose has dropped. By Ovid
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Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned. By Ovid
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Venus favors the bold. By Ovid
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We praise times past, while we times present use;Yet due the worship which to each we give. By Ovid
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Let those who have deserved their punishment, bear it patiently.[Lat., Aequo animo poenam, qui meruere, ferant.] By Ovid
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Time is a stream which glides smoothly on and is past before we know. By Ovid
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Winged time glides on insensibly, and deceive us; and there is nothing more fleeting than years. By Ovid
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To have properly studied the liberal sciences gives a polish to our manners, and removes all awkwardness. By Ovid
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Indulgent gods, grant me to sin once with impunity. That is sufficient. Let a second offence bear its punishment. By Ovid
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Nothing aids which may not also injure us.Fire serves us well, but he who plots to burnHis neighbor's roof arms his hands with fire. By Ovid
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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. By Ovid
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Tears at times have the weight of speech. By Ovid
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A safe pleasure is a tame pleasure. By Ovid
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Neglect of appearance becomes men. By Ovid
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Thus earth of late so rude, So shapeless, man, till now unknown, became. By Ovid
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In an easy cause any man may be eloquent. By Ovid
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Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves. By Ovid
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Simplicity is a jewel rarely found. By Ovid
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It is art to conceal art. -Ars est celare artem By Ovid
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The bold adventurer succeeds the best. By Ovid
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Our neighbour's crop is always more fruitful and his cattle produce more milk than our own. By Ovid
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Love is a kind of military service By Ovid
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O ye gods! what thick encircling darkness blinds the minds of men! By Ovid
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Tears are at times as eloquent as words. [Weeping hath a voice.] By Ovid
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Work while your strength and years permit you; crooked age will by-and-by come upon you with silent foot. By Ovid
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I see and approve better things, but follow worse. By Ovid
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Make the workmanship surpass the materials. By Ovid
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If the art is concealed, it succeeds. By Ovid
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That you may please others you must be forgetful of yourself. By Ovid
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Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly. By Ovid
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The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool. By Ovid
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Nations and empires flourish and decay, By turns command, and in their turns obey. By Ovid
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Often a silent face has voice and words. By Ovid