30 Best Epicurus Quotes About Life, Existence and God

Best Epicurus Quotes

Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher who founded a school of philosophy now called Epicureanism. Only a few fragments and letters of Epicurus’s 300 written works remain.

Epicurus Quotes

Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.” – Epicurus

Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not? – Epicurus

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. – Epicurus

Best Epicurus Quotes

Being happy is knowing how to be content with little” – Epicurus

He who has peace of mind disturbs neither himself nor another.

– Epicurus

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Live your life without attracting attention.”- Epicurus

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The things you really need are few and easy to come by; but the things you can imagine you need are infinite, and you will never be satisfied.

– 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

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

Epicurus Quotes God

All friendship is desirable in itself, though it starts from the need of help”

– Epicurus

Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.” –  Epicurus On Life and Death Quotes

The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship.”- Epicurus Quotes on Friendship

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

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What will happen to me if that which this desire seeks is achieved, and what if it is not?” – Epicurus

We have been born once and there can be no second birth. Fir all eternity we shall no longer be. But you, although you are not master of tomorrow, are postponing your happiness.” – Epicurus

God is all-powerful. God is perfectly good. Evil exists. If God exists, there would be no evil. Therefore God does not exist.” – Epicurus God Quotes

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.” – Epicurus

You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Epicurus

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The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.” – Epicurus On Life and Death

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Happiness is man’s greatest aim in life. Tranquility and rationality are the cornerstones of happiness.” – Epicurus Quotes on Happiness

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

I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.” – Epicurus

Luxurious food and drinks, in no way protect you from harm. Wealth beyond what is natural, is no more use than an overflowing container. Real value is not generated by theaters, and baths, perfumes or ointments, but by philosophy.” – Epicurus

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.” – Epicurus God Quotes

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.” – Epicurus Quotes on Wealth

The pleasant life is not produced by continual drinking and dancing, nor sexual intercourse, nor rare dishes of seafood and other delicacies of a luxurious table. On the contrary, it is produced by sober reasoning which examines the motives for every choice and avoidance, driving away beliefs which are the source of mental disturbances. ” – Epicurus quotes about Life

In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most.” – Epicurus Quotes

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Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. ” – Epicurus Quotes on abundance

The summit of pleasure is the elimination of all that gives pain.” – Epicurus


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