Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

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 future, reason, present, and weapons

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on men

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Men are created one for another, either then teach them or bear with.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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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 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)

Source: Babylon 5

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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 on life, occupations, sage, and tranquility

Let thine occupations be few, saith the sage, if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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