Lucretius Quotes



Best 6 Quotes by Lucretius

“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.”

“The falling drops at last will wear the stone.”

On the Nature of Things Quotes

“Air, I should explain, becomes wind when it is agitated.”

On the Nature of Things

“All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.”

On the Nature of Things

“There can be no centre in infinity.”

On the Nature of Things

“To such heights of evil are men driven by religion.”

On the Nature of Things

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“If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.”


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