What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps; with it alone, she lives.
Quote by Ovid
Beauty is a fragile gift.
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn;...
Envy aims very high.
Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least...
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will...
The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
Time, the devourer of all things.
To feel our ills is one thing, but to cure them is another.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do...
He who would not be idle, let him fall in love.
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as...
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another
Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and...
Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born...
The cause is hidden; the effect is visible to all.
Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers.
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.