"It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Epicurus on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Epicurus on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Epicurus on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Epicurus on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Epicurus on Booker T. Washington
"The art of living well and the art of dying well are one."
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."
"It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls."
"Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist."
"It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble."