Quotes by Publius Ovidius NasoOvid

The glow of inspiration warms us it is a holy rapture.

Publius Ovidius NasoOvid

Other Great Authors


The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects -- making it possible to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.

Susan Sontag

Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.

William Cowper

Prince Akeem Oh, it was a most amazing game. The Giants of New York took on the Packers of Green Bay. The Giants triumphed by kicking a pigskin ball through a big H. A most ripping victory. Cleo McDowell Son... I'm just going to tell you this one time. If you want to keep working here, stay off the drugs.

Coming to America

In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.

John Kenneth Galbraith, Guardian London, 28 July 1989

Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts.

Jean Cocteau

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.

Menander »

Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.

Horace »

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.

George Levinger »