Sunday, July 19, 2009

Quote(s) of the Day: Epicurus

Feeling in a very Epicurus (or Epicurious?) sorta mood. Out of the various quotations from the philosopher that have come down to us, for today, I choose this one:

If we had never been troubled by celestial and atmospheric phenomena, nor by fears about death, nor by our ignorance of the limits of pains and desires, we should have had no need of natural science.
(Principle Sayings #11)

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