Epicurus Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Epicurus

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Epicurus quotes: Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
Epicurus quotes: Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
Epicurus quotes: Only the just man enjoys peace of mind. Only the just man enjoys peace of mind.
Epicurus quotes: Death means nothing to us Death means nothing to us
Epicurus quotes: Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not? Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?
Epicurus quotes: It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us. It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.
Epicurus quotes: The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
Epicurus quotes: Injustice is not evil in itself, but only in the fear and apprehension that one will not escape those who have been set up to punish the offense. Injustice is not evil in itself, but only in the fear and apprehension that one will not escape those who have been set up to punish the offense.
Epicurus quotes: Of all the means to insure happiness throughout the whole life, by far the most important is the acquisition of friends. Of all the means to insure happiness throughout the whole life, by far the most important is the acquisition of friends.
Epicurus quotes: Man was not intended by nature to live in communities and be civilized. Man was not intended by nature to live in communities and be civilized.
Epicurus quotes: The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
Epicurus quotes: The greatest fruit of self-sufficiency is freedom. The greatest fruit of self-sufficiency is freedom.
Epicurus quotes: Happiness is man's greatest aim in life. Tranquility and rationality are the cornerstones of happiness. Happiness is man's greatest aim in life. Tranquility and rationality are the cornerstones of happiness.
Epicurus quotes: The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd. The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.
Epicurus quotes: He who has peace of mind disturbs neither himself nor another. He who has peace of mind disturbs neither himself nor another.
Epicurus quotes: Live your life without attracting attention. Live your life without attracting attention.
Epicurus quotes: Death is nothing to us: for that which is dissolved is without sensation; and that which lacks sensation is nothing to us. Death is nothing to us: for that which is dissolved is without sensation; and that which lacks sensation is nothing to us.
Epicurus quotes: The noble man is chiefly concerned with wisdom and friendship; of these, the former is a mortal good, the latter and immortal one. The noble man is chiefly concerned with wisdom and friendship; of these, the former is a mortal good, the latter and immortal one.
Epicurus quotes: Empty is the argument of the philosopher which does not relieve any human suffering. Empty is the argument of the philosopher which does not relieve any human suffering.
Epicurus quotes: Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.
Epicurus quotes: In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most. In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most.
Epicurus quotes: panta rei ("All things are in flux"), panta rei ("All things are in flux"),
Epicurus quotes: I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know. I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
Epicurus quotes: Virtue consisteth of three parts,temperance, fortitude, and justice. Virtue consisteth of three parts,
temperance, fortitude, and justice.
Epicurus quotes: For a wrongdoer to be undetected is difficult; and for him to have confidence that his concealment will continue is impossible. For a wrongdoer to be undetected is difficult; and for him to have confidence that his concealment will continue is impossible.
Epicurus quotes: If you wish to make Pythocles rich, do not add to his store of money, but subtract from his desires. If you wish to make Pythocles rich, do not add to his store of money, but subtract from his desires.
Epicurus quotes: To be rich is not the end, but only a change, of worries. To be rich is not the end, but only a change, of worries.
Epicurus quotes: Death is meaningless to the living because they are living, and meaningless to the dead ... because they are dead. Death is meaningless to the living because they are living, and meaningless to the dead ... because they are dead.
Epicurus quotes: Don't fear god, Don't worry about death; What is good is easy to get, and What is terrible is easy to endure Don't fear god, Don't worry about death; What is good is easy to get, and What is terrible is easy to endure
Epicurus quotes: There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men. There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.
Epicurus quotes: When we exist, death is not yet present, and when death is present, then we do not exist. When we exist, death is not yet present, and when death is present, then we do not exist.
Epicurus quotes: The mind that is much elevated and insolent with prosperity, and cast down with adversity, is generally abject and base. The mind that is much elevated and insolent with prosperity, and cast down with adversity, is generally abject and base.
Epicurus quotes: We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need. We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
Epicurus quotes: Against other things it is possible to obtain security, but when it comes to death we human beings all live in an unwalled city. Against other things it is possible to obtain security, but when it comes to death we human beings all live in an unwalled city.
Epicurus quotes: It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble. It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.
Epicurus quotes: Self-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth . Self-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth .
Epicurus quotes: There is nothing to fear from gods, There is nothing to feel in death, Good can be attained, Evil can be endured. There is nothing to fear from gods, There is nothing to feel in death, Good can be attained, Evil can be endured.
Epicurus quotes: The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool. The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
Epicurus quotes: The guilty man may escape, but he cannot be sure of doing so. The guilty man may escape, but he cannot be sure of doing so.
Epicurus quotes: The most important consequence of self-sufficiency is freedom. The most important consequence of self-sufficiency is freedom.
Epicurus quotes: With the Epicureans it was never science for the sake of science but always science for the sake of human happiness. With the Epicureans it was never science for the sake of science but always science for the sake of human happiness.
Epicurus quotes: It is vain to ask of the gods what man is capable of supplying for himself. It is vain to ask of the gods what man is capable of supplying for himself.
Epicurus quotes: Contented poverty is an honorable estate. Contented poverty is an honorable estate.
Epicurus quotes: Do everything like someone is gazing at you. Do everything like someone is gazing at you.
Epicurus quotes: Tranquil pleasure constitutes human beings' supreme good Tranquil pleasure constitutes human beings' supreme good
Epicurus quotes: I am grateful to blessed Nature, because she made what is necessary easy to acquire and what is hard to acquire unnecessary. I am grateful to blessed Nature, because she made what is necessary easy to acquire and what is hard to acquire unnecessary.
Epicurus quotes: I was not, I was, I am not, I care not. (Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo) I was not, I was, I am not, I care not. (Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo)
Epicurus quotes: Stranger, here you will do well to tarry; here our highest good is pleasure. Stranger, here you will do well to tarry; here our highest good is pleasure.
Epicurus quotes: Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
Epicurus quotes: Gratitude is a virtue that has commonly profit annexed to it. Gratitude is a virtue that has commonly profit annexed to it.
Epicurus quotes: We must meditate on what brings happiness, since when it has, it has everything, and when he misses, we do everything to have it We must meditate on what brings happiness, since when it has, it has everything, and when he misses, we do everything to have it
Epicurus quotes: Vain is the word of that philosopher which does not heal any suffering of man. Vain is the word of that philosopher which does not heal any suffering of man.
Epicurus quotes: Men inflict injuries from hatred, jealousy or contempt, but the wise man masters all these passions by means of reason. Men inflict injuries from hatred, jealousy or contempt, but the wise man masters all these passions by means of reason.
Epicurus quotes: You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
Epicurus quotes: If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another. If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another.
Epicurus quotes: If you would enjoy real freedom, you must be the slave of Philosophy. If you would enjoy real freedom, you must be the slave of Philosophy.
Epicurus quotes: If a little is not enough for you, nothing is. If a little is not enough for you, nothing is.
Epicurus quotes: Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
Epicurus quotes: How unhappy are the lives of men! How purblind their hearts! How unhappy are the lives of men! How purblind their hearts!
Epicurus quotes: Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist. Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
Epicurus quotes: What men fear is not that death is annihilation but that it is not. What men fear is not that death is annihilation but that it is not.
Epicurus quotes: I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome. I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
Epicurus quotes: The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship. The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship.
Epicurus quotes: Many friends are the key to happiness Many friends are the key to happiness
Epicurus quotes: I was not; I have been; I am not; I do not mind. I was not; I have been; I am not; I do not mind.