Marcus Aurelius

2-Aug

Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 30

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

July 29

I’m going to be meeting with people today who talk too much – people who are selfish, egotistical, ungrateful. But I won’t be surprised or disturbed, for I can’t imagine a world without such people.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 26

Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 25

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 22

The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 21

Our anger and annoyance are more detrimental to us than the things themselves which anger or annoy us.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 18

The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 17

Give yourself a gift: the present moment.
-Marcus Aurelius

July 14

If someone can prove me wrong and show me my mistake in any thought or action, I shall gladly change. I seek the truth, which never harmed anyone: the harm is to persist in one’s own self-deception and ignorance.
-Marcus Aurelius