Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on good, horses, seasons, and thinking

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)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on despair and principles

Flinch not, neither give up nor despair, if the achieving of every act in accordance with right principle is not always continuous with thee.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on nature

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Nothing happens to any man which he is not formed by nature to bear.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on fame

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All is ephemeral - fame and the famous as well.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on art, honor, respect, soul, and worship

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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on tranquility

How easy it is to repel and erase every impression which is troublesome or unwelcome, and immediately to be tranquil.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on change, love, nature, place, observation, self, and universe

Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on life and rest

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Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on death and life

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The act of dying is one of the acts of life.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on anger and consequences

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

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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