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Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once read more

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.

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It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain read more

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

by Epicurus Found in: Motivational Quotes,
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If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

by Epicurus Found in: Desire Quotes,
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It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to read more

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.

by Epicurus Found in: Impossibility Quotes,
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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.

by Epicurus Found in: Life Quotes,
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Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is to little.

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is to little.

by Epicurus Found in: Abundance Quotes,
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If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for read more

If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.

by Epicurus Found in: People Quotes,
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Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are read more

Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not

by Epicurus Found in: Death and dying Quotes,
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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.

by Epicurus Found in: Crowds Quotes,
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The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

by Epicurus Found in: Overcoming Quotes,
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