Thy lot is mortal, but thy wishes fly
Beyond the province of mortality.

Ovid (43 BC-AD 17) Roman poet [Publius Ovidius Naso]
Metamorphoses, I.69-70, “The Story of Phaeton”

Garth trans. Alternate translation: "Thy destiny is only that of man, but thy aspirations may be those of a god."

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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