Epicurus Quotes (76 quotes)
“Natural wealth is limited and easily obtained; the wealth defined by vain fancies is always beyond reach.”
Principal Doctrines, No. 15 (As translated by Robert Drew Hicks)
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Bio: Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher as well as the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism. Only a few fragments and letters of Epicurus's 300 written works remain. Much of what is known about Epicurean philosophy derives from later followers and commentators.
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