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Lucretius, Titus Lucretius Carus

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Biography - Lucretius, Titus Lucretius Carus:

Roman poet and philosopher. (*Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -99 - Died: -53
1st century BC
Place of birth: Italy

The mask is torn off, the reality remains.



(French, German, Latin)

Le masque est arraché, reste la chose.

Die Maske wird weggerissen, es bleibt die Sache.

Eripitur persona, manet res.

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Quotes for: mask


Quotes about mask:

No one can wear a mask for very long.

Everything that is profound loves the mask.

Virtue will not be followed but for herself; and, if we sometimes borrow her mask for some other occasion, she presently pulls it off again.

To me men are for what they are, They wear no masks with me.


Lucretius, Titus Lucretius Carus also said...

The eyes cannot know the nature of things.

Of nothing comes nothing.

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 from what ills you are free yourself is pleasant.

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