Epicurus Quotes

Epicurus Quotes: Fortune seldom troubles the wise man. Reason has controlled his greatest and most important affairs, controls them throughout his life, and will continue to control them.
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Epicurus Quote: When we say that pleasure is the end, we do not mean the pleasure of the profligate or that which depends on physical enjoyment--as some think who do not understand our teachings, disagree with them, or give them an evil interpretation--but by pleasure we mean the state wherein the body is free from pain and the mind from anxiety.
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Quotes about Epicurus: The term
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Quote about Epicurus: As if they were our own handiwork we place a high value on our characters.
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Epicurus Sayings: Pleasure is the first good. It is the beginning of every choice and every aversion. It is the absence of pain in the body and of troubles in the soul.
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Epicurus Saying: The wise man who has become accustomed to necessities knows better how to share with others than how to take from them, so great a treasure of self-sufficiency has he found.
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Sayings about Epicurus: A blessed and indestructible being has no trouble himself and brings no trouble upon any other being; so he is free from anger and partiality, for all such things imply weakness.
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Saying about Epicurus: Necessity is an evil; but there is no necessity for continuing to live subject to necessity.
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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.
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Epicurus Quote: The acquisition of riches has been for many men, not an end, but a change, of troubles.
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Quotes about Epicurus: A beneficent person is like a fountain watering the earth, and spreading fertility; it is, therefore, more delightful to give than to receive.
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