Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil and Horace, with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature. 

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First thing every morning before you arise say out loud 'I believe ' three times.

He whom all hate, all wish to see destroyed.

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

The bold adventurer succeeds the best.

Endure and persist, this pain will turn to good by and by.

The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.

Beauty is a fragile gift.

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven, darkness makes any woman fair.

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.

All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.

An evil life is a kind of death.

In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.

What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.

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

Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.

Often they benefit who suffer wrong.

Majesty and love do not consort well together nor do they dwell in the same place.

Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.

Envy aims very high.

Take rest, a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.

There is a god within us.

Use the occasion for it passes swiftly.

Bear patiently with a rival.

Where belief is painful, we are slow to believe.

What is without periods of rest will not endure.

Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference, add that to cunning and it is knavery.

How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.

Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good.

Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.

Whether you call my heart affectionate or you call it womanish: I confess that to my misfortune it is soft.

Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers.

Time is the devourer of all things.

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

The gods behold all righteous actions.

Every lover is a soldier.

Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

You can learn from anyone even your enemy.

Why should I go into details we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.

The high-spirited man may indeed die but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire though it may be quenched will not become cool.

If you want to be loved be lovable.

To feel our ills is one thing but to cure them is another.

Love is a kind of warfare.

The good of other times let people state, I think it lucky I was born so late.

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

Make the workmanship surpass the materials.

Neglect of appearance becomes men.

He who says o'er much I love not is in love.

First appearance deceives many.

If any person wish to be idle let them fall in love.

Little things please little minds.

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.

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

Fair peace becomes men, ferocious anger belongs to beasts.

Love is a credulous thing.

Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.

Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.

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

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap even of the briefest than in all the alcohol ever distilled.

It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock.

Love is full of anxious fears.

Suppressed grief suffocates it rages within the breast and is forced to multiply its strength.

Time is generally the best doctor.

Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors friendships, the poor man everywhere lies low.

There is no such thing as pure pleasure, some anxiety always goes with it.

Time the devourer of all things.

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

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

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

He who would not be idle let him fall in love.

Those things that nature denied to human sight she revealed to the eyes of the soul.

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.

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.

Art lies by its own artifice.

Habits change into character.

The penalty may be removed the crime is eternal.

Many women long for what eludes them and like not what is offered them.

Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.

Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.

Venus favors the bold.

The burden which is well borne becomes light.

A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.

Most safely shall you tread the middle path.

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

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

The spirited horse which will try to win the race of its own accord will run even faster if encouraged.

Either do not attempt at all or go through with it.

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

The cause is hidden, the effect is visible to all.

Daring is not safe against daring men.

Ah me! Love can not be cured by herbs.

All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.

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

My hopes are not always realized but I always hope.

The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.

What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps, with it alone she lives.

It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Against the bold daring is unsafe.

The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness.

Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.

The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.

You will go most safely in the middle.

Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.

Tears at times have the weight of speech.

We are ever striving after what is forbidden and coveting what is denied us.

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

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.

It is convenient that there be gods and as it is convenient let us believe there are.

Let what is irksome become habitual no more will it trouble you.

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.

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

Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.

What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness but when the pain is unmerited the grief is resistless.

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

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

The heavier crop is ever in others' fields.

He who can believe himself well will be well.

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind and has given up worrying once and for all.

Time motion and wine cause sleep.