Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on art, imitation, inferiority, and nature

No form of Nature is inferior to Art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on life

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How ridiculous and unrealistic is the man who is astonished at anything that happens in life.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on contentment, learning, love, and trade

Love the little trade which thou hast learned, and be content therewith.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on good

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You exist but as a part inherent in a greater whole. Do not live as though you had a thousand years before you. The common due impends; while you live, and while you may, be good.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on confusion, deed, thought, and words

Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on satisfaction, success, and trifle

Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it. . . . Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on beauty and praise

Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on conformity

That which comes after ever conforms to that which has gone before.

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.

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Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on life

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Do every act of your life as if it were your last.

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