''I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.''Epicurus (341-270 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Fragments, no. 187.
''Death, the most dreaded of all evils, is therefore of no concern to us; for while we exist death is not present, and when death is present we no longer exist.''Epicurus (c. 341-271 B.C.), Greek philosopher. letter, Menoeceus 125, Epicurus Letters, Principal Doctrines, and Vatican Sayings, trans. by Russel M. Geer, Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1964).
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