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.
Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)
Contributed by: Zaady
Flinch not, neither give up nor despair, if the achieving of every act in accordance with right principle is not always continuous with thee.
Nothing happens to any man which he is not formed by nature to bear.
All is ephemeral - fame and the famous as well.
To them that ask: Where hast thou seen the Gods, or how knowest thou certainly that there be Gods, that thou art so devout in their worship? I answer: Neither have I seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
The act of dying is one of the acts of life.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Contributed by: Brian
When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.
No form of Nature is inferior to Art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms.
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