Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on character, habits, mind, and soul

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Whatever happens at all happens as it should; thou wilt find this true, if thou shouldst watch closely.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on animals, feeling, happiness, justice, unhappiness, vices, and virtue

The happiness and unhappiness of the rational, social animal depends not on what he feels but on what he does; just as his virtue and vice consist not in feeling but in doing.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on happiness, life, and thinking

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on justice, neighbors, and time

How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on neighbors and trouble

How much trouble he avoids who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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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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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on fate, good, life, and power

Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on faults, mankind, nature, and perception

When we consider we are bound to be serviceable to mankind, and bear with their faults, we shall perceive there is a common tie of nature and relation between us.

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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