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Type: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 341 BC
Date of Death: 270 BC


 

Epicurus Quotes > The misfortune of the wise is...

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The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
Epicurus
About: Misfortune

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