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.

Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do? Epicurus
Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. Epicurus
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink, for dining alone is leading the life of a lion or wolf. Epicurus
There are definite worlds both like and unlike this world of ours...We must believe that in all worlds, there are living creatures and plants and other things we see in this world. Epicurus
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. Epicurus
Let no young man delay the study of philosophy, and let no old man become weary of it: for it is never too early nor too late to care for the well-being of the soul. Epicurus
He is a little man in every way, for whom there are many reasons for departing from life. Epicurus
Natural wealth is limited and easily obtained; the wealth defined by vain fancies is always beyond reach. Epicurus
The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. Epicurus