Ovid Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Ovid quotes, Ovid sayings, and Ovid proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The end doesn't justify the means. Ovid
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion. Ovid
Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless. Ovid
Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. Ovid
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. Ovid
There is a certain pleasure in weeping. Ovid
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen. Ovid
Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him. Ovid
Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him. Ovid
Skilled in every trick, a worthy heir of his paternal craft, he would make black look white, and white look black. Ovid
Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it, there will be a fish. Ovid
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. Ovid
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace. Ovid
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. Ovid
Simplicity is a jewel rarely found. Ovid
Though we be separated by the whole wide world, You are ever present in my mind. Ovid
Bear patiently with a rival. Ovid
We can learn even from our enemies. Ovid
Tears are sometimes as weighty as words. Ovid
All human things hang on a slender thread, the strongest fall with a sudden crash. Ovid
Make the workmanship surpass the materials. Ovid
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish. Ovid
Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye. Ovid
Skilled in every trick, a worthy heir of his paternal craft, he would make black look like white, and white look black. Ovid
If you want to be loved, be lovable. Ovid
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe", three times. Ovid
Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you Ovid
Art lies by its own artifice. Ovid
Bear and endure: This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good. Ovid
Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear. Ovid