Lucretius Quotes

"As children in blind darkness tremble and start at everything, so we...

"As children in blind darkness tremble and start at everything, so we in broad daylight are oppressed at times by fears as baseless as those horrors which children imagine coming upon them in the dark." - Lucretius
📅︎ Dec 07
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“So it is more useful to watch a man in times of peril, and in adversity to disc...

“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.” ― Titus Lucretius Carus
📅︎ May 27
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