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Read through the most famous quotes from Ovid

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.

— Ovid

#change #inspirational #perseverance #change

Fas est ab hoste doceri. One should learn even from one's enemies.

— Ovid

#latin #philosophy #enemy

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.

— Ovid


I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.

— Ovid

#poetry #words #love

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.” "Be patient and tough; one day this pain will be useful to you.

— Ovid

#inspiration #courage

Omnia mutantur, nihil interit (everything changes, nothing perishes).

— Ovid

#latin #change

Love is a kind of warfare.

— Ovid

#love #love is #warfare

Give me the waters of Lethe that numb the heart, if they exist, I will still not have the power to forget you.

— Ovid

#homesickness #longing #love #love

Every lover is a soldier.

— Ovid

#lover #soldier

He who can believe himself well, will be well.

— Ovid

#himself #well #who #will

About Ovid

Ovid Quotes

Did you know about Ovid?

The chronology of these early works is not secure; tentative dates however have been establiOvidd by scholars. 19–20). 4.

Ovid was also the author of several smaller pieces the Remedia Amoris the Medicamina Faciei Femineae and the long curse-poem Ibis. He is considered a master of the elegiac couplet and is traditionally ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonic poets of Latin literature. He is also well known for the Fasti about the Roman calendar and the Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto two collections of poems written in exile on the Black Sea.

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