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Men conceal the past scenes of their lives. [Lat., Vitae poscaenia celant.]

Secrecy Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (IV, 1,182)

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Full from the fount of Joy's delicious springs Some bitter o'er the flowers its bubbling venom springs. [Lat., Medio de fonte leporum Surgit amari aliquid, quod in ipsis floribus angat.]

Joy Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (IV, 1,129), translated in Byron's "Childe Harold", canto I., st. 82

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Therefore there is not anything which returns to nothing, but all things return dissolved into their elements. [Lat., Haud igitur redit ad Nihilum res ulla, sed omnes Discidio redeunt in corpora materiai.]

Nothingness Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (bk. I, 250)

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We cannot conceive of matter being formed of nothing, since things require a seed to start from. [Lat., Nil igitur fieri de nilo posse putandum es Semine quando opus est rebus.]

Nothingness Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (bk. I, l. 206)

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Nothing's new, and nothing's true, and nothing matters.

Nothingness Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (bk. I, l. 206)

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It is pleasant, when the sea runs high, to view from land the great distress of another. [Lat., Suave mari magno, turbantibus aequora ventis E terra magnum alterius spectare laborum.]

Misfortune Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (II, 1)

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The sum total of all sums total is eternal (meaning the universe). [Lat., Summarum summa est aeternum.]

Eternity Quotes, by Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus) , Source: De Rerum Natura (III, 817)

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