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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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.

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