Marcus Aurelius

17-Jan

Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be, become one yourself!
-Marcus Aurelius

14-Jan

It’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own.
– Marcus Aurelius

11-Jan

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

8-Jan

Confine yourself to the present.
-Marcus Aurelius

6-Jan

How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
– Marcus Aurelius

2-Jan

Every man’s life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.
– Marcus Aurelius

30-Dec

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

29-Dec

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

22-Dec

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
– Marcus Aurelius

16-Dec

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