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Lucretius Quotes and Sayings

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We are each of us angels with only one wing,
and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Lucretius

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The sum of all sums is eternity.
- Lucretius

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
- Lucretius

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

 

Life is one long struggle in the dark.
- Lucretius

Victory puts us on a level with heaven.
- Lucretius

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

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So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds.
- Lucretius

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.
- 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

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

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

From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet
of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
- Lucretius

Sweet it is, when on the high seas the winds are lashing the waters,
to gaze from the land on another's struggles.
- Lucretius

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
- Lucretius

Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
- Lucretius

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

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

Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton PHOTO

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet
when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
- Anonymous

Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.
- Raymond Inmon

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

If instead of a gem, or even a flower,
we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend,
that would be giving as the angels give.
- George MacDonald

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
- Thomas Carlyle

Peace is the first thing the angels sang.
- John Keble

If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
- James Madison

Could we forbear dispute, and practise love,
We should agree as angels do above.
- Edmund Waller

I'm in California a lot; I go overseas sometimes and
I meet more Hells Angels than other Angels do.
- Chuck Zito

Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
- Christopher Dawson

We do nods to Charlie's Angels and Mission Impossible
because they are popular with our fan base.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

We are never like angels till our passion dies.
- John Denham

My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white,
In the gardens of the night.
- Robert Bridges

I hold communications with saints and angels,
even with satan himself.
- Elizabeth Barton

Its visits, like those of angels, short,
and far between.
- Robert Blair

Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be
much more amusing if we were all devils,
and no nonsense about angels and being good.
- William Hurlbut

I believe in angels, so it's simple.
- Isabelle Adjani

It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels,
but because they do not expect holiness from one another,
but from God only.
- William Blake

If man is only a little lower than the angels,
the angels should reform.
- Mary Wilson Little

So, yes, I believe in angels, absolutely,
I do.
- Della Reese

Our acts our angels are, for good or ill,
our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
- John Fletcher

The nurses were all angels in my eyes.
- Randy Castillo

I just want to say, good night, sweet prince,
may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
- Harry Dean Stanton

San Francisco has just blown us all away.
I also understand Angels in America didn't do well there.
- Chita Rivera

Reputation is what men and women think of us;
character is what God and angels know of us.
- Thomas Paine

Since my illness, I've felt the presence of my angels.
- Fran Drescher

Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
- Alexander Pope

Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them.
- Leigh Steinberg

I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb,
full of swarming pins, on the tip of each,
waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit.
- Wislawa Szymborska

The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall;
the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
- Francis Bacon

Adam was placed in Paradise in perfect estate,
and in the company of God's angels; God walked and did talk with him.
He heard the voice, and beheld the presence of God.
- John Jewel

Angels possess greater powers than do human beings.
- Walter Lang

The near stillness recalls what is forgotten,
extinct angels.
- Georg Trakl

To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an
angel himself or have angels for hearers.
- George Whitefield

Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder
of the earth and the life upon it,
that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.
- Pearl S. Buck

I love good and pleasure, I hate evil and pain,
I want to be happy and I am not mistaken in believing,
that people, angels and even demons have those same inclinations.
- Nicolas Malebranche

I don't believe in angels and I have trouble with the whole God thing.
I don't want to say I don't believe in God,
but I don't think I do.
But I believe in people who do.
- Billy Connolly

I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we
have too high an opinion of ourselves.
We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.
- Angela Carter

I do not want to be the angel of any home:
I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels.
- Agnes Macphail

In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only
for God and angels to be lookers-on.
- Pythagoras

I like all the angels around because they protect me and my daughter.
I mean, her Dad's an angel.
- Courtney Love

It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God,
they play only Bach.
I am sure, however, that when they are together en
famille they play Mozart.
- Karl Barth

Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded
my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
- Alexander Pope

I like to refer to my years with the Angels as the foundation of my career.
- Nolan Ryan

Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle,
and since then have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where
we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
- Jim Morrison


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