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101: "Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum," meaning, "How much evil religion leads to
A suasao, isto e, o aconselhamento, a exortacao--do latim suadere, que quer dizer aconselhar, exortar--tem duas formas: a tentativa positiva, isto e, em prol de algo, de modo persistente, que e o 'per-suadir'; e a procura desviante de uma acao, aconselhar para que nao faca algo, o 'dissuadir .
Huc conatus est aufugere Aristoteles et eius sectatores, qui sibi suadere non potuerunt quomodo posset mobile a virtute impressa moveri, aut quid ista esset virtus.
The idea that religion is folly and a bane goes back at least as far as Epicurus, and was emphatically summed up in Lucretius' axiom: Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum.
9 [4] 15,3 Qui quod iubere possunt suadere dignantur et, cum uel tacitas eorum ac uultu tenus significatas uoluntates summi patris sequatur auctoritas, cuius nutum promissionem confirmantis totius mundi tremor sentit, ipsi tamen ultro imperandi potestatem cohortandi humanitate conciliant.
Lucretius's line, a magnificent example of dactylic hexameter, reads as follows: Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum (book I, line 101).
homines veteris testament) adeo ad avariciam declinarent quod oportuit Christum contemptum mundi maxime suadere et honoree et principatus indebitos refutare.
The commentary of Ernout (Paris, 1962) observes a play on suavis and suadere in I.
Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum [So many ills could religion promote].