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Sunday, 24 September 2017
Daily Quote:
"Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold." (Marston, William Moulton - Want)

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Browse Quotations by Lucretius

 
Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows. - (Lucretius - Conscience)
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The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied. - (Lucretius - Contentment)
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From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers. - (Lucretius - Paradise)
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The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling. - (Lucretius - Perseverance)
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The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone. - (Lucretius - Perseverance)
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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 - Pleasure)
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Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril. - (Lucretius - Pleasure)
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What is food to one man is bitter poison to others. - (Lucretius - Taste)
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It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind. - (Lucretius - Wealth)
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In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers. - (Lucretius - Wit)
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