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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
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Marcus Aurelius
“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Here is a rule to remember in future, when anything tempts you to feel bitter: not "This is misfortune," but "To bear this worthily is good fortune.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“You are a little soul carrying about a corpse, as Epictetus used to say.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Though you break your heart, men will go on as before.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“When another blames you or hates you, or people voice similar criticisms, go to their souls, penetrate inside and see what sort of people they are. You will realize that there is no need to be racked with anxiety that they should hold any particular opinion about you.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
“Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations


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