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 ====== The Vatican List Of The Sayings Of Epicurus ====== ====== The Vatican List Of The Sayings Of Epicurus ======
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 +As of 10/12/19, the most up-to-date version of this list is maintained [[https://​www.epicureanfriends.com/​wcf/​index.php?​vatican-list-of-sayings/​|within the main site at Epicureanfriends.com. ]] This page will remain in place for reference purposes, but please refer to [[https://​www.epicureanfriends.com/​wcf/​index.php?​vatican-list-of-sayings/​|the main Epicureanfriends.com version]] for the most reliable current version.
  
 This list by an unknown author was discovered in 1888 at the Vatican and is reputed to date from the fourteenth century. This list by an unknown author was discovered in 1888 at the Vatican and is reputed to date from the fourteenth century.
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 [[:vs_20|VS 20]] Of our desires some are natural and necessary, others are natural but not necessary; and others are neither natural nor necessary, but are due to groundless opinion. (see Principle Doctrine 29) [[:vs_20|VS 20]] Of our desires some are natural and necessary, others are natural but not necessary; and others are neither natural nor necessary, but are due to groundless opinion. (see Principle Doctrine 29)
  
-[[:vs_21|]] We must not violate nature, but obey her; and we shall obey her if we fulfil those desires that are necessary, and also those that are natural but bring no harm to us, but we must sternly reject those that are harmful. Note: Follow the link [[:vs_21|]] for discussion of how Bailey'​s translation can be improved.+[[:vs_21|VS 21]] We must not violate nature, but obey her; and we shall obey her if we fulfil those desires that are necessary, and also those that are natural but bring no harm to us, but we must sternly reject those that are harmful. Note: Follow the link [[:vs_21|]] for discussion of how Bailey'​s translation can be improved.
  
 [[:vs_22|VS 22]] Unlimited time and limited time afford an equal amount of pleasure, if we measure the limits of that pleasure by reason. (see Principle Doctrine 19) [[:vs_22|VS 22]] Unlimited time and limited time afford an equal amount of pleasure, if we measure the limits of that pleasure by reason. (see Principle Doctrine 19)
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