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Marcus Aurelius
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There is a limit circumscribed to your time - if you do not use it to clear away your clouds, it will be gone, and you will be gone, and the opportunity will not return Marcus Aurelius
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All is as thinking makes it so Marcus Aurelius
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Our anger and annoyance are more detrimental to us than the things themselves which anger or annoy us. Marcus Aurelius
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Find joy in simplicity, self-respect, and indifference to what lies between virtue and vice. Love the human race. Follow the divine. Marcus Aurelius
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Misfortune nobly born is good fortune. Marcus Aurelius
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Today I escaped all circumstance, or rather I cast out all circumstance, for it was not outside me, but within my judgements. Marcus Aurelius
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing, in so far as it stands ready against the accidental and the unforeseen, and is not apt to fall. Marcus Aurelius
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Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight. Marcus Aurelius
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We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne. Marcus Aurelius
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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
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Is your cucumber bitter? Throw it away. Are there briars in your path? Turn aside. That is enough. Do not go on and say, "Why were things of this sort ever brought into this world?" neither intolerable nor everlasting - if thou bearest in mind that it has its limits, and if thou addest nothing to it in imagination. Pain is either an evil to the body (then let the body say what it thinks of it!)-or to the soul. But it is in the power of the soul to maintain its own serenity and tranquility. . . . Marcus Aurelius
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Do what you will. Even if you tear yourself apart, most people will continue doing the same things. Marcus Aurelius
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Regain your senses, call yourself back, and once again wake up. Now that you realize that only dreams were troubling you, view this 'reality' as you view your dreams. Marcus Aurelius
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing. Marcus Aurelius
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The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away. Marcus Aurelius
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Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig. Marcus Aurelius
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A man should be upright, not be kept upright. Marcus Aurelius
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I can at once become happy anywhere, for he is happy who has found himself a happy lot. In a word, happiness lies all in the functions of reason, in warrantable desires and virtuous practice. Marcus Aurelius
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I will march on in the path of nature till my legs sink under me, and then I shall be at rest, and expire into that air which has given me my daily breath. Marcus Aurelius
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Even the stoics agree that certainty is very hard to come at; that our assent is worth little, for where is infallibility to be found? Marcus Aurelius
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The gods sustain and guide all their works. Marcus Aurelius
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But if we judge only those things which are in our power to be good or bad, there remains no reason either for finding fault with God or standing in a hostile attitude to man. Marcus Aurelius
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Short-lived are both the praiser and the praised, and rememberer and the remembered: and all this in a nook of this part of the world; and not even here do all agree, no, not any one with himself: and the whole earth too is a point. Marcus Aurelius
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Where any work can be done conformably to the reason which is common to gods and men, there we have nothing to fear; for where we are able to get profit by means of the activity which is successful and proceeds according to our constitution, there no harm is to be suspected. Marcus Aurelius
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Suppose that thou hast detached thyself from the natural unity... yet here there is this beautiful provision, that it is in thy power again to unite thyself. God has allowed this to no other part, after it has been separated and cut asunder, to come together again. ...he has distinguished man, for he has put it in his power not to be separated at all from the universal ...he has allowed him to be returned and to be united and to resume his place as a part. Marcus Aurelius
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In the case of most pains let this remark of Epicurus aid thee, that the pain is neither intolerable nor everlasting, if thou bear in mind that it has its limits, and if thou addest nothing to it in imagination... Marcus Aurelius
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Thou art a little soul bearing about a corpse. Marcus Aurelius
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Why should any of these things that happen externally distract thee? Give thyself leisure to learn some good thing: cease roving to and fro. Marcus Aurelius
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Your mind will take on the character of your most frequent thoughts: souls are dyed by thoughts. Marcus Aurelius
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Truth and ceremony are two things. Marcus Aurelius
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Remember that there is a God who desires neither praise nor glory from men created in his image, but rather that they, guided by the understanding given them, should in their actions become like unto him. Marcus Aurelius
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Embellish the soul with simplicity, with prudence, and everything which is neither virtuous nor vicious. Love all men. Walk according to God; for, as a poet hath said, his laws govern all. Marcus Aurelius
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No one wearies of benefits received. Marcus Aurelius
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Give full attention and devotion to each act. Marcus Aurelius
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No state sorrier than that of the man who keeps up a continual round, and pries into "the secrets of the nether world," as saith the poet, and is curious in conjecture of what is in his neighbour's heart. Marcus Aurelius
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He was a man who looked at what ought to be done, not to the reputation which is got by a man's acts. Marcus Aurelius
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What means all this? Marcus Aurelius
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How many, once lauded in song, are given over to the forgotten; and how many who sung their praises are clean gone long ago! Marcus Aurelius
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The art of life is more like the wrestler's art than the dancer's, in respect of this, that it should stand ready and firm to meet onsets which are sudden and unexpected. Marcus Aurelius
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There is no nature which is inferior to art, the arts imitate the nature of things. Marcus Aurelius
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Live with the gods. And he does so who constantly shows them that his soul is satisfied with what is assigned to him. Marcus Aurelius
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If any man should conceive certain things as being really good, such as prudence, temperance, justice, fortitude, he would not after having first conceived these endure to listen to anything which should not be in harmony with what is really good. Marcus Aurelius
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Neither in writing nor in reading wilt thou be able to lay down rules for others before thou shalt have first learned to obey rules thyself. Marcus Aurelius
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Time is like a river made up of the events which happen, and a violent stream; for as soon as a thing has been seen, it is carried away, and another comes in its place, and this will be carried away too. Marcus Aurelius
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Why should a man have any apprehension about the change and dissolution of all the elements? For it is according to nature, and nothing is evil which is according to nature. Marcus Aurelius
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Doctors keep their scalpels and other instruments handy, for emergencies. Keep your philosophy ready too - ready to understand heaven and earth. In everything you do, even the smallest thing, remember the chain that links them. Nothing earthly succeeds by ignoring heaven, nothing heavenly by ignoring earth. Marcus Aurelius
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Body. Soul. Mind. Sensations: the body. Desires: the soul. Reasoning: the mind. Marcus Aurelius
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It's normal to feel pain in your hands and feet, if you're using your feet as feet and your hands as hands. And for a human being to feel stress is normal - if he's living a normal life. And if it's normal, how can it be bad? Marcus Aurelius
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People find pressure in different ways. I find it in keeping my mind clear. In not turning away from people or the things that happen to them. In accepting and welcoming everything I see. In treating each thing as it deserves. Marcus Aurelius
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...if a man comes to his fortieth year, and has any understanding at all, he has virtually seen - thanks to their similarity - all possible happenings, both past and to come. Marcus Aurelius
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...in the ways of Nature there is no evil to be found. Marcus Aurelius
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...the sole thing of which any man can be deprived is the present; since this is all he owns, and nobody can lose what is not his. Marcus Aurelius
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Put an end once and for all to this discussion of what a good person should be, and be one. Marcus Aurelius
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It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil. Marcus Aurelius
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Everything that happens, happens as it should. Marcus Aurelius
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The stone that is thrown into the air is none the worse for falling down, and none the better for going up. Marcus Aurelius
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No one was ever injured by the truth; but he who persists in self-deception and ignorance is injured. Marcus Aurelius
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When men hate or blame you, or say hurtful things about you, look deeply into their hearts and see what kind of men they are. You'll see how unnecessary it is to strain after their good opinion. Yet you must still think kindly of them. they are your neighbors. The gods help them as they do you, by dreams and oracles, to win their hearts' desires. Marcus Aurelius
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Death and life, success and failure, pain and pleasure, wealth and poverty, all these happen to good and bad alike, and they are neither noble nor shameful - and hence neither good nor bad. Marcus Aurelius
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All things from eternity are of like forms and come round in circle. Marcus Aurelius
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Whatever is in any way beautiful has its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. Marcus Aurelius
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He tells himself over and over again in any choice presented to him, 'Prefer the hard.' This holds good not only in great matters, but also in very small, in fighting by the frozen Danube and in starting the day early. Marcus Aurelius
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Whoever does wrong, wrongs himself; whoever does injustice, does it to himself, making himself evil. Marcus Aurelius
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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
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Remember that all things are only opinion and that it is in your power to think as you please. Marcus Aurelius
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Why do we shrink from change? What can come into being save by change? Marcus Aurelius
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Nothing is evil which is according to nature. Marcus Aurelius
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Hast thou reason? I have. Why then dost not thou use it? For if this does its own work, what else dost thou wish? Marcus Aurelius
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How easy it is to repel and release every impression which is troublesome and immediately to be tranquil. Marcus Aurelius
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In man's life, time is but a moment; being, a flux; sense is dim; the material frame corruptible; soul, an eddy of breath; fortune a thing inscrutable, and fame precarious. Marcus Aurelius
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