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Ovid

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  • Habits change into character.

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  • Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

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  • The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.

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  • Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.

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  • Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.

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  • What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please.

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  • No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.

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  • Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.

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  • The heavier crop is ever in others' fields.

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  • Little things please little minds.

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  • An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.

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  • Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.

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  • Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish.

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  • In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.

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  • At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.

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  • An evil life is a kind of death.

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  • A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.

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  • A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.

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  • A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.

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  • Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.

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  • I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.

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  • First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, I believe " three times."

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  • A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.

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  • All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

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  • Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.

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  • People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.

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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.

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  • Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.

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  • Time is the devourer of all things.

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  • Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.

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