Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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).