Marcus Aurelius Quotes & Wallpapers

Marcus Aurelius
Total Quotes: 872

Whatever may befall you, it was preordained for you from everlasting. Marcus Aurelius

Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself! Marcus Aurelius

In the morning, when you are sluggish about getting up, let this thought be present: 'I am rising to a man's work. Marcus Aurelius

A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius

Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew. Marcus Aurelius

Observe always that everything is the result of change, and get used to thinking that there is nothing Nature loves so well as to change existing forms and make new ones like them. Marcus Aurelius

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

Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs? Marcus Aurelius

That which is really beautiful has no need of anything; not more than law, not more than truth, not more than benevolence or modesty. Marcus Aurelius

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

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. Marcus Aurelius

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

And what after all is everlasting fame? Altogether vanity. Marcus Aurelius

Man is born for deeds of kindness. Marcus Aurelius

Whoever values peace of mind and the health of the soul will live the best of all possible lives. Marcus Aurelius

Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil. Marcus Aurelius

Be content to seem what you really are. Marcus Aurelius

What doesn't transmit light creates its own darkness. Marcus Aurelius

Outward objects cannot take hold of the soul, nor force their passage into her, nor set any of her wheels going. No, the impression comes from herself, and it is her own motions which affect her. As for the contingencies of fortune, they are either great or little, according to the opinion she has of her own strength. Marcus Aurelius

It is not right to vex ourselves at things, for they care not about it. Marcus Aurelius

Never act without purpose and resolve, or without the means to finish the job. Marcus Aurelius

The nature of the universe is the nature of things that are. Now, things that are have kinship with things that are from the beginning. Further, this nature is styled Truth; and it is the first cause of all that is true. Marcus Aurelius

The earth loveth the shower," and "the holy aether knoweth what love is." The Universe, too, loves to create whatsoever is destined to be made. Marcus Aurelius

This thou must always bear in mind, what is the nature of the whole... Marcus Aurelius

He that dies in extreme old age will be reduced to the same state with him that is cut down untimely. Marcus Aurelius

Depart then satisfied, for he also who releases thee is satisfied. Marcus Aurelius

To a rational being it is the same thing to act according to nature and according to reason. Marcus Aurelius

On the occasion of every act ask thyself, How is this with respect to me? Shall I repent of it? A little time and I am dead, and all is gone. Marcus Aurelius

What matter and opportunity [for thy activity] art thou avoiding? For what else are all these things, except exercises for the reason, when it has viewed carefully and by examination into their nature the things which happen in life? Persevere then until thou shalt have made these things thy own, as the stomach which is strengthened makes all things its own, as the blazing fire makes flame and brightness out of everything that is thrown into it. Marcus Aurelius

No longer let thy breathing only act in concert with the air which surrounds thee, but let thy intelligence also now be in harmony with the intelligence which embraces all things. For the intelligent power is no less diffused in all parts and pervades all things for him who is willing to draw it to him than the aerial power for him who is able to respire it. Marcus Aurelius

Put it out of the power of truth to give you an ill character. If anybody reports you not to be an honest man let your practice give him the lie. Marcus Aurelius

"Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial Marcus Aurelius

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