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Marcus Aurelius quotes on life

Frank McLynn (Marcus Aurelius: A Life) –


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

Life is a warfare and a stranger’s sojourn, and after fame is oblivion. -Marcus Aurelius

Its a dream, a fearful dream, life is -Marcus Aurelius


Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life. -Marcus Aurelius

Life is opinion. -Marcus Aurelius

Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life. -Marcus Aurelius


A person’s life is what their thoughts make it. -Marcus Aurelius

The universe is transformation; life is opinion. -Marcus Aurelius

Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last. -Marcus Aurelius


To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution. -Marcus Aurelius

Short is the little which remains to thee of life. Live as on a mountain. -Marcus Aurelius

Don’t let your imagination be crushed by life as a whole. -Marcus Aurelius


Life is a campaign, a brief staying in a strange region. -Marcus Aurelius

You have to assemble your life yourself-action by action. -Marcus Aurelius

When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man’s life. -Marcus Aurelius


What we cannot bear removes us from life; what remains can be borne. -Marcus Aurelius

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

The act of dying is one of the acts of life. -Marcus Aurelius


Reverence the gods, and help men. Short is life. -Marcus Aurelius

The universe is a single life comprising one substance and one soul. -Marcus Aurelius

The whole universe is change and life itself is but what you deem it. -Marcus Aurelius


The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it. -Marcus Aurelius

The world is nothing but change. Our life is only perception. -Marcus Aurelius

The man who doesn’t know what the universe is doesn’t know where he lives. -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on mind

Happiness is no other than soundness and perfection of mind. -Marcus Aurelius


Nothing that goes on in anyone else’s mind can harm you. -Marcus Aurelius

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

By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered. -Marcus Aurelius


Tranquility is nothing else than the good ordering of the mind. -Marcus Aurelius

Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already. -Marcus Aurelius

The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. -Marcus Aurelius


All is ephemeral, both what remembers and what is remembered. -Marcus Aurelius

Everything is mere opinion. -Marcus Aurelius

Remember that all is opinion. -Marcus Aurelius


Does a man offend your pride? Remember he will be dead soon, as will you. -Marcus Aurelius

You should banish any thoughts of how you may appear to others. -Marcus Aurelius

Without a purpose, nothing should be done. -Marcus Aurelius


The constant recollection of death is the test of human conduct. -Marcus Aurelius

Enter others’ minds and let them enter yours. -Marcus Aurelius

Do not suffer a sudden impression to overbear your judgment. -Marcus Aurelius


Consider that everything is opinion, and opinion is in thy power. -Marcus Aurelius

Let no act be done without purpose. -Marcus Aurelius

It is not events that disturb people, it is their judgements concerning them. -Marcus Aurelius


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

Let every action aim solely at the common good. -Marcus Aurelius

I am an old man and have had many worries, but most have never come to pass. -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on live

Where a man can live, he can also live well. -Marcus Aurelius


You can live here as you expect to live there. -Marcus Aurelius

Do not act as if you had a thousand years to live. -Marcus Aurelius

Death hangs over thee, While thou still live, while thou may, do good. -Marcus Aurelius


Wherever a man lives, he may live well. -Marcus Aurelius

It were well to die if there be gods, and sad to live if there be none. -Marcus Aurelius

Live every day as if they last. -Marcus Aurelius


Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live. – Marcus Aurelius

Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday. -Marcus Aurelius

People exist for one another. -Marcus Aurelius


All that exists is the seed of what will emerge from it. -Marcus Aurelius

Nothing befalls any man which he is not fitted to endure. -Marcus Aurelius

Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be. -Marcus Aurelius


Because other people are fools, must you be so too? -Marcus Aurelius

Welcome every experience the looms of fate may weave for you. -Marcus Aurelius

Snow endures but for a season, and joy comes with the morning. -Marcus Aurelius


The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing. -Marcus Aurelius

He is so rich, he has no room to shit. -Marcus Aurelius

Love the people with whom fate brings you together -Marcus Aurelius


The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid. -Marcus Aurelius

Men are born for each other’s sake, so either teach people or endure them -Marcus Aurelius

That which comes after ever conforms to that which has gone before. -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on makes

No more roundabout discussions of what makes a good man. Be one! -Marcus Aurelius


All is as thinking makes it so -Marcus Aurelius

Praise adds nothing to beauty–makes it neither better nor worse. -Marcus Aurelius

The blazing fire makes flames and brightness out of everything thrown into it. -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on time

Every instant of time… is a pinprick of eternity. -Marcus Aurelius


You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long. – Marcus Aurelius

Whatever time you choose is the right time. Not late, not early. -Marcus Aurelius

Waste no time arguing about what a good man should be. be one. -Marcus Aurelius


You’re better off not giving the small things more time than they deserve. -Marcus Aurelius

How soon will time cover all things. -Marcus Aurelius

Limit time to the present. Meditate upon your last hour. -Marcus Aurelius


Find time still to be learning somewhat good, and give up being desultory. -Marcus Aurelius

What we do now echoes in eternity. -Marcus Aurelius

Infinity is a fathomless gulf, into which all things vanish. -Marcus Aurelius


Swiftly the remembrance of all things is buried in the gulf of eternity. -Marcus Aurelius

Ask yourself at every moment, ‘Is this necessary? -Marcus Aurelius

Whatever may happen to thee, it was prepared for thee from all eternity. -Marcus Aurelius


Confine yourself to the present – Marcus Aurelius

Look to nothing, not even for a moment except to reason. -Marcus Aurelius

All things from eternity are of like forms and come round in a circle. -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on worth

Nothing is worth doing pointlessly. -Marcus Aurelius


Every man is worth just so much as the things about which he busies himself. -Marcus Aurelius

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

A person’s worth is measured by the worth of what he values. -Marcus Aurelius


The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues. -Marcus Aurelius

The more we value things outside our control, the less control we have. -Marcus Aurelius

A lucky chance is constant in nothing but inconstancy. -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on nature

Nothing is evil which is according to nature. -Marcus Aurelius


Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else. -Marcus Aurelius

For any particular thing, ask: What is it in itself? What is its nature? -Marcus Aurelius

Nature insists on whatever benefits the whole. -Marcus Aurelius


Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature. -Marcus Aurelius

Nature there is no evil to be found. -Marcus Aurelius

Remember: philosophy requires only what your nature already demands. -Marcus Aurelius


Nothing happens to anybody which he is not fitted by nature to bear. -Marcus Aurelius

Each of us needs what nature gives us, when nature gives us. -Marcus Aurelius

The nature of the All moved to make the universe. -Marcus Aurelius


The intelligence of the universe is social. -Marcus Aurelius

A good disposition is invincible, if it be genuine. -Marcus Aurelius

This is enough. Do not add, And why were such things made in the world? -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on soul

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. -Marcus Aurelius


The one thing worth living for is to keep one’s soul pure. -Marcus Aurelius

I consist of a little body and a soul. -Marcus Aurelius

A man is a little soul carrying around a courpse. -Marcus Aurelius


It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres. -Marcus Aurelius

A man’s thoughts dye his soul, attributed to Marcus Aurelius -Elisabeth Elliot

To live happily is an inward power of the soul. -Marcus Aurelius


The world is a living being-one nature, one soul. Keep that in mind. -Marcus Aurelius

Thou art a little soul bearing about a corpse. -Marcus Aurelius

A poor soul burdened with a corpse,’ Epictetus calls you. -Marcus Aurelius


The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts. -Marcus Aurelius

Withdraw to the untroubled quietude deep within the soul, and refresh yourself. -Marcus Aurelius

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


Disgraceful: for the soul to give up when the body is still going strong. -Marcus Aurelius

Self reliance, always. And cheerfulness. -Marcus Aurelius

My true Self is free. I cannot be contained. -Marcus Aurelius


The best way of avenging thyself is not to become like the wrong-doer. -Marcus Aurelius

If the gods care not for me and for my children, There is a reason for it. -Marcus Aurelius

To stand up straight-not straightened” -Marcus Aurelius


He is a true fugitive who flies from reason. -Marcus Aurelius

Stupidity is expecting figs in winter, or children in old age. -Marcus Aurelius

Men exist for the sake of one another. -Marcus Aurelius


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

All of us are creatures of a day; the rememberer and the remembered alike. -Marcus Aurelius

So much worse are the consequences of anger than its causes. -Marcus Aurelius


Men exist for each other. Then either improve them, or put up with them. -Marcus Aurelius

The body of an actor can be either his best friend or his worst enemy. -Marcus Aurelius

It is the duty of men to love even those who injure them. -Marcus Aurelius


Don’t go on discussing what a good person should be. Just be one. -Marcus Aurelius

Your task is to stand straight; not to be held straight. -Marcus Aurelius

If souls continue to exist, how does the air contain them from eternity? -Marcus Aurelius


Marcus Aurelius quotes on thou

Love the little trade which thou hast learned, and be content therewith. -Marcus Aurelius


More from Marcus aurelius

The best answer to anger is silence. -Marcus Aurelius

Everything is interwoven, and the web is holy. -Marcus Aurelius

The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away. -Marcus Aurelius


He does not write at all whose poems no man reads -Marcus Aurelius

The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. -Marcus Aurelius

A man’s true delight is to do the things he was made for. -Marcus Aurelius


To expect an impossibility is madness. -Marcus Aurelius

To be free of passion and yet full of love. -Marcus Aurelius

The rottenness of the matter which is the foundation of everything! -Marcus Aurelius


A man’s happiness,-to do the things proper to man. -Marcus Aurelius

To refrain from imitation is the best revenge. -Marcus Aurelius

Even the smallest thing should be done with reference to an end. -Marcus Aurelius


Nothing can come out of nothing, any more than a thing can go back to nothing. -Marcus Aurelius

Observe constantly that all things take place by change. -Marcus Aurelius

Kindness is invincible. -Marcus Aurelius


The most complete revenge is not to imitate the aggressor. -Marcus Aurelius

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late. -Marcus Aurelius

It is the act of a madman to pursue impossibilities . -Marcus Aurelius


Dig within. There lies the wellspring of good. -Marcus Aurelius

Receive wealth or prosperity without arrogance; and be ready to let it go. -Marcus Aurelius

The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious. -Marcus Aurelius


Man is born for deeds of kindness. -Marcus Aurelius

A man should be upright, not be kept upright. -Marcus Aurelius

No pointless actions. -Marcus Aurelius


No man is happy who does not think himself so. -Marcus Aurelius

The pride which is proud of want of pride is the most intolerable of all. -Marcus Aurelius

Our wills are ours, to make them Thine. -Marcus Aurelius


Have i been made for this, to lie under the blankets and keep myself warm? -Marcus Aurelius

I, who have never willfully pained another, have no business to pain myself. -Marcus Aurelius

What does not benefit the hive is no benefit to the bee. -Marcus Aurelius


I search after truth, by which man never yet was harmed. -Marcus Aurelius

Passions stem from frustrated desire. -Marcus Aurelius

I cannot comprehend how any man can want anything but the truth. -Marcus Aurelius


Truth and ceremony are two things. -Marcus Aurelius

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight. -Marcus Aurelius

That which is not good for the swarm, neither is it good for the bee. -Marcus Aurelius


Cinna wishes to seem poor, and is poor -Marcus Aurelius

Be content to seem what you really are. -Marcus Aurelius

It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil. -Marcus Aurelius


No one wearies of benefits received. -Marcus Aurelius

To love only what happens, what was destined. No greater harmony. -Marcus Aurelius

There is no misfortune, but to bear it nobly is good fortune. -Marcus Aurelius


The lot assigned to every man is suited to him, and suits him to itself. -Marcus Aurelius

We are the other of the other -Marcus Aurelius

And yet, after all, what is posthumous fame? Altogether vanity. -Marcus Aurelius


A man does not sin by commission only, but often by omission. -Marcus Aurelius

Death smiles at us all; all we can do is smile back. -Marcus Aurelius

Submit to the fate of your own free will. -Marcus Aurelius


It loved to happen. -Marcus Aurelius

Poverty is the mother of crime. -Marcus Aurelius

Nothing is more scandalous than a man that is proud of his humility. -Marcus Aurelius


Anger cannot be dishonest. -Marcus Aurelius

In an expression of true gratitude, sadness is conspicuous only by its absence -Marcus Aurelius

Love only what befalls you and is spun for you by fate. -Marcus Aurelius


Give up your thirst for books so that you do not die a grouch. -Marcus Aurelius

Leave other people’s mistakes where they lie. -Marcus Aurelius

It is man’s peculiar duty to love even those who wrong him. -Marcus Aurelius


He who eats my bread does my will. -Marcus Aurelius

Be satisfied with your business, and learn to love what you were bred to. -Marcus Aurelius

When pain is unbearable it destroys us; when it does not it is bearable. -Marcus Aurelius


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

The main thing we were made for is to work with others. -Marcus Aurelius

Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself. -Marcus Aurelius


Both happiness and unhappiness depend on perception -Marcus Aurelius

Receive without conceit, release without struggle. -Marcus Aurelius

The gods sustain and guide all their works. -Marcus Aurelius


Even the least of our activities ought to have some end in view. -Marcus Aurelius

The best sort of revenue is not to be like him who did the injury. -Marcus Aurelius

Do not be ashamed of help. -Marcus Aurelius


Give full attention and devotion to each act. -Marcus Aurelius

Everything is but what we think it. -Marcus Aurelius

Take away the complaint, ‘I have been harmed,’ and the harm is taken away. -Marcus Aurelius


But that which is useful is the better. -Marcus Aurelius

We are born for cooperation -Marcus Aurelius

Leave the wrong done by another where the wrong arose. -Marcus Aurelius


All that is from the gods is full of Providence. -Marcus Aurelius

Consider how quickly all things are dissolved and resolved: -Marcus Aurelius

Keep to it in everything you do. -Marcus Aurelius


You can commit injustice by doing nothing. -Marcus Aurelius

Give your heart to the trade you have learnt, and draw refreshment from it. -Marcus Aurelius

To stop talking about what the good man is like, and just be one. -Marcus Aurelius


All is ephemeral-fame and the famous as well. -Marcus Aurelius

Do unsavory armpits and bad breath make you angry? -Marcus Aurelius

No random actions, none not based on underlying principles. -Marcus Aurelius


After all, what does fame everlasting mean? Mere vanity. -Marcus Aurelius

Kingship: to earn a bad reputation by good deeds. -Marcus Aurelius

Let goodness go with the doing. -Marcus Aurelius


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

III. Hippocrates having cured many sicknesses, fell sick himself and died. -Marcus Aurelius

The noblest kind of retribution is not to become like your enemy. -Marcus Aurelius


What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee. -Marcus Aurelius

Glory arrives too late when it comes only to one’s ashes -Marcus Aurelius

The man who has a house everywhere has a home nowhere -Marcus Aurelius


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

It is satisfaction to a man to do the proper works of a man. -Marcus Aurelius

Stop talking about what the good man is like, and just be one. -Marcus Aurelius


Does a man shrink from change? Why, what can come into being save by change? -Marcus Aurelius

A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all-that is myself. -Marcus Aurelius

Neither worse then nor better is a thing made by being praised. -Marcus Aurelius


Ninth, -Marcus Aurelius

For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose. -Marcus Aurelius

All things fade and quickly turn to myth. – Marcus Aurelius


What? may not this that now I go about, -Marcus Aurelius

Reject your sense of injury, and the injury itself disappears. -Marcus Aurelius

Blame and praise have no true effects. -Marcus Aurelius


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