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Lucretius Biography...Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the beliefs of Epicureanism, and which is translated into English as On the Nature of Things or "On the Nature of the Universe".

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Quote Left The falling drops at last will wear the stone. Quote Right
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Quote Left What is food to one, is to others bitter poison. Quote Right
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Quote Left The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling. Quote Right
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Quote Left Vineyards and shining harvests, pastures, arbors, And all this our very utmost toil Can hardly care for, we wear down our strength Whether in oxen or in men, we dull The edges of our ploughshares, and in return Our fields turn mean and stingy, underfed, And so today the farmer shakes his head, More and more often sighing that his work, The labour of his hands, has come to naught. Quote Right
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Quote Left Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril. Quote Right
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