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Lucretius Quotes
And life is given to none freehold, but it is leasehold for all.
Lucretius

From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
Lucretius

In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers.
Lucretius

It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind.
Lucretius

Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
Lucretius

Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.
Lucretius

So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.
Lucretius

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
Lucretius

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.
Lucretius

The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.
Lucretius

Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
Lucretius

Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life.
Lucretius

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