All things fade and quickly turn to myth.

Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius

Profession: Soldier
Nationality: Roman

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Human life. Duration: momentary. Nature: changeable. Perception: dim. Condition of Body: decaying. Soul: spinning around. Fortune: unpredictable. Lasting Fame: uncertain. Sum Up: The body and its parts are a river, the soul a dream and mist, life is warfare and a journey far from home, lasting reputation is oblivion.

That you don't know for sure it is a mistake. A lot of things are means to some other end. You have to know an awful lot before you can judge other people's actions with real understanding.

And indeed he who pursues pleasure as good, and avoids pain as evil, is guilty of impiety.

Do external things distract you? Then make time for yourself to learn something worthwhile; stop letting yourself be pulled in all directions.

Anywhere you can lead your life, you can lead a good one.

To stand up straight — not straightened.

It was my tutor who dissuaded me from patronizing Green or Blue at the races, or Light or Heavy in the ring.

No difference between here and there: the city that you live in is the world.

Wilt thou, then, my soul, never be good and simple and one and naked, more manifest than the body which surrounds thee?

If you find something very difficult to achieve yourself, don't imagine it impossible—for anything possible and proper for another person can be achieved as easily by you.

It can ruin your life only if it ruins your character. Otherwise it cannot harm you—inside or out.

When force of circumstance upsets your equanimity, lose no time in recovering your self-control, and do not remain out of tune longer than you can help. Habitual recurrence to the harmony will increase your mastery of it.

Time is a river, a violent current of events, glimpsed once and already carried past us, and another follows and is gone.

The universe is change our life is what our thoughts make it.