If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.
Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)
Contributed by: Zaady
The passing minute is every man's equal possession but what has once gone by is no longer ours.
A good disposition is invincible, if it be genuine.
A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres.
How powerful is man! He is able to do all that God wishes him to do. He is able to accept all that God sends upon him.
Whatever may befall thee, it was preordained for thee from everlasting.
Remember this,- that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.
Let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind free from passions. A stronger place and better fortified than this, hath no man.
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