Epicurus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Epicurus quotes, Epicurus sayings, and Epicurus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not. Epicurus
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. Epicurus
If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires. Epicurus
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls. Epicurus
Only the just man enjoys peace of mind. Epicurus
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
Tranquil pleasure constitutes human beings' supreme good Epicurus
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
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
Don't fear the gods. Don't worry about death; What is good is easy to get, and what is terrible is easy to endure. Epicurus
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls. Epicurus
The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. Epicurus
Stranger, here you will do well to tarry; here our highest good is pleasure. Epicurus
He who is not satisfied with a little, is satisfied with nothing. Epicurus
You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Epicurus
Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. Epicurus
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
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink. Epicurus
He who is not satisfied with a little, is satisfied with nothing. Epicurus
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. Epicurus
Stranger, here you do well to tarry; here our highest good is pleasure. Epicurus
We recognize pleasure as the first good innate in us, and from pleasure we begin every act of choice and avoidance, and to pleasure we return again, using the feeling as the standard by which we judge every good. Epicurus
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. Epicurus
Earthquakes may be brought about because wind is caught up in the earth, so the earth is dislocated in small masses and is continually shaken, and that causes it to sway. Epicurus
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs. Epicurus
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs. Epicurus
Plain fare gives as much pleasure as a costly diet, while bread and water confer the highest possible pleasure when they are brought to hungry lips. Epicurus
A beneficent person is like a fountain watering the earth and spreading fertility: it is therefore more delightful and more honourable to give than receive. Epicurus
The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship. Epicurus
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool. Epicurus