Epicurus Quotes


32 Epicurus quotes:



"The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself."
"It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help."
"The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it."
"There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men."
"Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?"
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us."
"Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old"
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Delay Quotes
"Those who tell the young man to live well and the old man to die well is nothing but a fool, not only for what life has in happiness to both young and old, but also for one must be careful in live honestly as well as die honestly."
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Death 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."
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Aspirations Quotes
"Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss."
"I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding."
"Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest."
"The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
"It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life."
"Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life."
"If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another."
"Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little."
"We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need."
"The art of living well and the art of dying well are one."



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