Principal Doctrine 14

XIV "The purest security is that which comes from a quiet life and withdrawal from the many, although a certain degree of security from other men does come by means of the power to repel [attacks] and by means of prosperity." (Epicurus, Principal Doctrine 14) PD14


Translated by Inwood and Gerson (1994)


Bathing Pool by Hubert Robert (1753)

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