And life is given to none freehold, but it is leasehold for all.

Vitaque mancipio, nulli datur, omnibus usu.

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Original Citation

Lucretius. De Rerum Natura [On the Nature of Things]. c. 55 BC, bk. 3, l. 971.

Current Citation

Lucretius. The Nature of Things. Translated by Alicia Stallings. Penguin, 2007, bk. 3, l. 971.