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The author of the following quotes: Marcus Aurelius

Quotes by Marcus Aurelius :

Be one
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Marcus Aurelius | inspirational

Change
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
Marcus Aurelius | loss

Death hangs over you
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.
Marcus Aurelius | death

Distress
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 | inspirational

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

How to begin each day
Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness – all of them due to the offenders’ ignorance of what is good or evil.
Marcus Aurelius | inspirational

Life and thoughts
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Marcus Aurelius | life

Living happily
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Marcus Aurelius | happiness

Living in harmony
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
Marcus Aurelius | life

Not death
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aurelius | death

Not the truth
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius | truth

Privilege
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Marcus Aurelius | gratefulness

Release
Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
Marcus Aurelius | death

Self-deception and ignorance
If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.
Marcus Aurelius | truth

The beauty of life
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
Marcus Aurelius | life

The best revenge
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Marcus Aurelius | forgiveness

The color of its thoughts
The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius | inspirational

The consequences of anger
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Marcus Aurelius | anger

The future and the present
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.
Marcus Aurelius | wisdom

The object of life
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Marcus Aurelius | life

The quality of your thoughts
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius | happiness

Tthe universe loves change
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 | change

What is needed?
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Marcus Aurelius | happiness

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