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Epicurus

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Biography - Epicurus:

Greek philosopher *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -342 - Died: -270
Period:
3rd century BC
4th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
Epicurus




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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
Nelson Mandela
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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Have courage to use your own reason!”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
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Babies and animals are the mirrors of nature.”
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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.”
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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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