Some things never change: Ancient Rome

Promises will cost you nothing. Everyone’s a millionaire where promises are concerned. Hope, if only she is duly fostered, holds out a long time. She’s a deceitful goddess, but a very useful one…. The really great problem, the problem that takes all a man’s skill to solve, is to win a woman’s favours without making her a present. If you succeed in that, she will go on giving….

Ovid The Art of Loving 2 AD

Chris

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