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OVID (PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO)
Roman poet
(43 BC - c. 17 AD)
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Despotic conscience rules our hopes and fears.
      - [Conscience]

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.
      - [Decay]

Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.
      - [Dignity]

Even a ring of iron is worn away by constant use.
      - [Proverbs]

Even pleasure cloys without variety.
      - [Variety]

Every one who repeats it adds something to the scandal. [The rolling snow-ball.]
      - [Proverbs]

Excessive love in loathing ever ends.
      - [Love]

For this reason, if you believe in proverbs, let me tell you the
  common one: "It is unlucky to marry in May."
    [Lat., Hac quoque de causa, si te proverbia tangunt,
      Mense malos Maio nubere vulfus ait.]
      - [Proverbs (General)]

Gain, acquired by many agents, soon accumulates.
      - [Proverbs]

Good hope is often beguiled by her own augury.
      - [Proverbs]

Grief brims itself and flows away in tears.
      - [Proverbs]

Grief is put to flight and assuaged by generous draughts.
      - [Proverbs]

Haste is productive of injury, and so is too much hesitation. He is the wisest man who does everything at the proper time.
      - [Proverbs]

Hastiness is the beginning of wrath, and its end repentance.
      - [Proverbs]

Have consideration for wounded feelings.
      - [Proverbs]

He is a foolish swimmer who swims against the stream, when he might take the current sideways.
      - [Proverbs]

He who would not be indolent, let him fall in love.
      - [Proverbs]

Honourable peace becomes men, fierce anger should belong to beasts.
      - [Proverbs]

I see and approve of better things,
  I follow the worse.
    [Lat., Video meliora proboque,
      Deteriora sequor.]
      - [Choice : Worst]

I see the better course and approve of it; I follow, alas! the worse!
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

I see the right, and I approve it too; condemn the wrong, and yet the wrong pursue.
      - [Wrong]

I shall speak facts; but some will say I deal in fiction.
      - [Proverbs]

I too am not powerless, and my weapons strike hard.
      - [Proverbs]

Idleness ruins the constitution.
      - [Proverbs]

If he did not succeed, he at least failed in a glorious undertaking.
  [Lat., Quem si non tenuit magnis tamen excidit ausis.]
      - [Failure : Success]


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