Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

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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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on anger, art, and life

When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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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.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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