Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Our wills are ours, to make them Thine.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Memoriam, Prelude

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on day, readiness, thought, and work

At day's first light have in readiness, against disinclination to leave your bed, the thought that "I am rising for the work of man."

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on strength

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Man must be arched and buttressed from within, else the temple wavers to the dust.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on fame and life

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As for life, it is a battle and a sojourning in a strange land; but the fame that comes after is oblivion.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on force, lies, life, persuasion, and power

Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, there the life,- there, if one must speak out, the real man.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on future, lies, life, past, present, and uncertainty

Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on kindness and quality

Things that have a common quality ever quickly seek their kind.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on justice and patience

Think of this doctrine - That reasoning beings were created for one another's sake; That to be patient is a branch of justice; and that we often sin without intending it.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on imitation and revenge

To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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