Marcus Aurelius

121 - 180

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on consequences, future, life, and past

Deem not life a thing of consequence. For look at the yawning void of the future, and at that other limitless space, the past.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on boredom, life, seasons, and time

Mark how fleeting and paltry is the estate of man--yesterday in embryo, tomorrow a mummy or ashes. So for the hairsbreadth of time assigned to thee, live rationally, and part with life cheerfully, as drops the ripe olive, extolling the season that bore it and the tree that matured it.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on life

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And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on love and privilege

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on quality and worth

Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on death and nature

Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on future, reason, present, and weapons

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on men

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Men are created one for another, either then teach them or bear with.

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on fame and life

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Life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion.

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

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unforeseen attack.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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