Ovid (43BC-17AD) [Publius Ovidius Naso] Roman poet

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Sickness seizes the body from bad ventilation. [La., Aere non certo corpora languor habet] - Ovid
Thy destiny is only that of man, but thy aspirations may be those of a god. - Ovid
It is not easy to bear prosperity unruffled. - Ovid
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless. [La., Leniter ex merito quidquid patiare ferendum est, Quae venit indigne poena dolenda venit] - Ovid
Time the devourer of all things. - Ovid
Envy assails the noblest: The winds howl around the highest peaks. [La., Summa petit livor: Perflant altissima venti] - Ovid
According to the state of a man's conscience, so do hope and fear on account of his deeds arise in his mind. [La., Conscia mens ut cuique sua est, ita concipit intra Pectora pro facto spemque metumque suo] - Ovid
What is harder than rock, or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere. - Ovid
Pleasure is often the introduction to pain. - Ovid
Some report elsewhere whatever is told them; the measure of fiction always increases, and each fresh narrator adds something to what he has heard. [La., Hi narrata ferunt alio; mensuraque ficti Crescit et auditus aliquid novus adjicit auctor] - Ovid