На латыни: Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum.
So potent was Religion in persuading to do wrong.
Book I, line 101 (tr. Alicia Stallings)
H. A. J. Munro's translation:
So great the evils to which religion could prompt!
W. H. D. Rouse's translation:
So potent was Superstition in persuading to evil deeds.