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Marcus Aurelius

Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

  • Umar Farooqhar citeratför 5 månader sedan
    From my mother, piety and beneficence, and abstinence, not only from evil deeds, but even from evil thoughts; and further, simplicity in my way of living, far removed from the habits of the rich.
  • b6107407111har citerati fjol
    longer be pulled by the strings like a puppet to unsocial movements, no longer either be dissatisfied with thy present lot, or shrink from the future.
  • b6107407111har citerati fjol
    Throw away thy books; no longer distract thyself
  • b6107407111har citerati fjol
    BEGIN the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial.
  • b6107407111har citerati fjol
    FROM my grandfather Verus I learned
  • david gohhar citeratför 3 år sedan
    From Apollonius I learned freedom of will and undeviating steadiness of purpose; and to look to nothing else, not even for a moment, except to reason; and to be always the same, in sharp pains, on the occasion of the loss of a child, and in long illness; and to see clearly in a living example that the same man can be both most resolute and yielding, and not peevish in giving his instruction; and to have had before my eyes a man who clearly considered his experience and his skill in expounding philosophical principles as the smallest of his merits; and from him I learned how to receive from friends what are esteemed favours, without being either humbled by them or letting them pass unnoticed.
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