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Top 20 Lucretius Quotes (PHILOSOPHY)

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No matter how difficult a task may look... Persistence and steady action will get you through.
No matter how difficult a task may look… Persistence and steady action will get you through.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.
Watch a man in times of adversity to discover 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.
Watch a man in times of adversity to discover 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.
Fear was the first thing on Earth to create gods.
Fear was the first thing on Earth to create gods.
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
Life is one long struggle in the dark.
Life is one long struggle in the dark.
There is nothing that exists so great or marvelous that over time mankind does not admire it less and less.
There is nothing that exists so great or marvelous that over time mankind does not admire it less and less.
To fear death, then, is foolish, since death is the final and complete annihilation of personal identity, the ultimate release from anxiety and pain.
To fear death, then, is foolish, since death is the final and complete annihilation of personal identity, the ultimate release from anxiety and pain.
And so, through the blank of void, all things must fall at equal speed, though not of equal weight.
And so, through the blank of void, all things must fall at equal speed, though not of equal weight.

8 Wise Lucretius Quotes (INSPIRING)

The atoms in it must be used over and over again; thus the death of one thing becomes necessary for the birth of another.
The atoms in it must be used over and over again; thus the death of one thing becomes necessary for the birth of another.
To none is life given in freehold; to all on lease.
To none is life given in freehold; to all on lease.
Nothing can be created out of nothing.
Nothing can be created out of nothing.
The first beginnings of things cannot be distinguished by the eye.
The first beginnings of things cannot be distinguished by the eye.
The body searches for that which has injured the mind with love.
The body searches for that which has injured the mind with love.
It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind.
It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind.
In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers.
In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers.

“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.”

Lucretius

2 Lucretius Quotes on Religion

Too often in time past, religion has brought forth criminal and shameful actions… How many evils has religion caused?
Too often in time past, religion has brought forth criminal and shameful actions… How many evils has religion caused?
All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.
All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.

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