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Epicurus

Quote of Epicurus - It is not so much our...


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

Quote

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
Epicurus




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Ce n'est pas tant l'aide de nos amis qui nous aide que notre confiance dans cette aide.”
Épicure

German
Es ist weniger die Hilfe der Freunde, die uns hilft, als das Vertrauen darauf, dass sie es tun werden.”
Epikur




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Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.”
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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
William Shakespeare - All's Well That Ends Well
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
Ernest Hemingway
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Confidence raises the soul.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.”
André Comte-Sponville - Présentations de la philosophie
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And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.”
Meister Eckhart
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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Quotes about friendship:


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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle
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It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Epicurus also said...


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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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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.”
Epicurus
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Babies and animals are the mirrors of nature.”
Epicurus
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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.”
Epicurus
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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.”
Epicurus
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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
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