Ovid Quote


Ovid
Source/Notes:
In Latin: "Qui nolet fieri desidiosus, amet!" Source: Amores (The Loves), I, ix, 46. Variation: Let who does not wish to be idle fall in love
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Let the man who does not wish to be idle, fall in love.  - Ovid
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Source/Notes:
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Source/Notes:
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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Publius Ovidius Naso, known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who is best known as the author of the three major collections of poetry, the Heroides, Amores and Ars Amatoria, and of the Metamorphoses, a mythological hexameter poem.

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