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Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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Marcus Aurelius
April 26, 121 - March 17, 180
Nationality: Roman
Category: Soldier
Subcategory: Roman Soldier

A man should be upright, not be kept upright.


The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle.


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.


It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

    Topics: Death

Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.


Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday.


Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.


Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.


Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.


Anger cannot be dishonest.

    Topics: Anger

The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.


Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.


Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.


Confine yourself to the present.


Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.


Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

    Topics: Friendship

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.

    Topics: Anger

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.


Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.


We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.


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