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.
Born: February 341 BC, Samos, Greece
Died: 270 BC, Athens, Greece
Influenced: Lucretius, Friedrich Nietzsche, Immanuel Kant
Influenced by: Democritus, Pyrrho, Aristippus, Nausiphanes
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.
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.