QuotesDeath does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily. Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink... Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding. A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.