Best Quotes by Lucretius (Top 10)

  1. All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.
  2. Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
  3. So it is more useful to watch a man in times of peril, and in adversity to discern what kind of man he is; for then at last words of truth are drawn from the depths of his heart, and the mask is torn off, reality remains.
  4. Nothing comes from nothing.
  5. For fools admire and love those things they see hidden in verses turned all upside down, and take for truth what sweetly strokes the ears and comes with sound of phrases fine imbued.
  6. Life is one long struggle in the dark.
  7. It's easier to avoid the snares of love than to escape once you are in that net whose cords and knots are strong; but even so, enmeshed, entangled, you can still get out unless, poor fool, you stand in your own way.
  8. 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.
  9. Only religion can lead to such evil.
  10. Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.

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