Interesting People Marcus Aurelius Quotes On A Horse

Published on July 1st, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie

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Marcus Aurelius Quotes: The Philosophical Emperor Of Rome

Marcus Aurelius Quotes On A Horse

Here is an interesting selection of Marcus Aurelius quotes.

‘It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still preserves.’

‘You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realise this, and you will find strength.’

‘When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…’

‘Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.’

‘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.’

‘It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

Marcus Aurelius Quotes

Marcus Aurelius Quotes

‘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.’

‘The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.’

‘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.’

‘I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.’

‘Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.’

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