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Ovid (43 BC - 17 AD)
Roman poet [more author details]
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All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
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By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows.
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Ovid
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
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Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.
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If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.
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Love will enter cloaked in friendship's name.
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Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination.
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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
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Tears at times have all the weight of speech.
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The cause is hidden. The effect is visible to all.
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We two are to ourselves a crowd.
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So I can't live either without you or with you.
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Ovid, Amores
When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy.
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Ovid, Amores
Nothing is stronger than habit.
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Ovid, Ars Amatoria
To be loved, be lovable.
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Ovid, Ars Amatoria
The result justifies the deed. (Exitus acta probat)
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Ovid, Heorides (c. 10 BC)
Time the devourer of all things.
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Ovid, Metamorphoses
We can learn even from our enemies.
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Ovid, Metamorphoses

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