Latin quotes by Ovid
Starting with phrase number 26

  1. Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim - Be patient and tough, this pain will serve you one day (Ovid)
  2. Periture tuaque aliis documenta dature morte ait ede tuum nomen - Thou fellow, doomed to perish and by thy death to serve as a warning to others, tell me thy name. (Ovid - Metamorphoses)
  3. Qui modo Nasonis fueramus quinque libelli, tres sumus; hoc illi praetulit auctor opus Ut iam nulla tibi nos sit legisse voluptas, at levior demptis poena duobus erit - We who were before five books of Ovid Naso, we are now only three. The author of the work so ordered. If you do not experience any pleasure in our reading, at least your pain will ease, knowing of the removal of two books. (Ovid - Funny epigram at the beginning of the first book Amores)
  4. Quicquid temptabat scribere versus erat - Anything I tried to write, comes out as a verse (Phrase that emphasizes the "naturalness" of Ovid)
  5. Quod numquam reddas, commodet, ipsa roga - Beg him to lend you, what you will never give back (Ovid Amores)
  6. Si qua voles apte nubere, nube pari - If you wish to marry well, marry an equal (Ovid - the Art of Love)
  7. Sic ego nec sine te nec tecum vivere possum - So neither with you nor without I can live (Women, can't live with them, can't live without them - Ovid - Amores)
  8. Siquis in hoc artem populo non novit amandi - If there be anyone among you who does know of the art of loving (Ovid - Book 1, verse 1 of the Art of Loving)
  9. Te mihi materiam felicem in carmina proebe provenient causa carmina digna sua - You be the happy subject of my songs, and they will emerge worthy of the object that inspires them (Ovid Amores)
  10. Tempora labuntur, tacitisque senescimus annis - Time pases and silently we grow old over the years (Ovid - Metamorphosis I)
  11. Tempus edax rerum - Time devours all things (Ovid)
  12. Ut desint vires tamen est laudanda voluntas - Even if it is beyond one's power, the will [to try] is still worthy of praise (Ovid - Thank you: Henk Mastenbroek)
  13. Venter non habet aures - The belly has no ears (If you are starving, you don't listen to sermons - Ovid - Metamorphosis )
  14. Venus ventus temerarus - Venus favors the bold (Ovid)
  15. Verba refers aures non pervenientia nostras - You mean words that do not reach our ears (Ovid - Metamorphoses Book III, 462)
  16. Verbera plura ferunt, quam quos iuvat usus arati, detractant prensi dum iuga prima boves - Rebel oxen, oppressed by the hardness of the yoke, are punished much harder than those who bear the weight of the plow. (Ovid - Amores)
  17. Vivit et est vitae nescius ipse suae - Man lives in ignorance of his own life. (Philosophical Term - Ovid - Man is not aware of the existence and function of his own life)

Total: 42

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