To love only what happens, what was destined. No greater harmony.
Whoever does wrong, wrongs himself; whoever does injustice, does it to himself, making himself evil.
When the longest- and shortest-lived of us dies their loss is precisely equal. For the sole thing of which any of us can be deprived is the present, since this is all we own, and nobody can lose what is not theirs.
If something is difficult for you to accomplish, do not then think it impossible for any human being; rather, if it is humanly possible and corresponds to human nature, know that it is attainable by you as well.
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.
Be not querulous, be Content with little, be kind, be free; avoid all superfluity, all vain prattling; be magnanimous.