Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on love and privilege

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on quality and worth

Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on death and nature

Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on life, thought, and universe

I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on colors, imagination, and life

A person's life is dyed with the color of his imagination.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on ability, life, mind, observation, and power

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on change and mind

Remember that to change your mind and follow him who sets you right is to be none the less free than you were before.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

A wrong-doer is often a man that has left something undone, not always he that has done something.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

One man is proud when he has caught a poor hare, and another when he has taken a little fish in a net, and another when he has taken wild boars, and another when he has taken bears ... Are these not robbers?

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on acceptance, fate, heart, love, and people

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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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