Marcus Aurelius

26-Feb

Time is a kind of river, an irresistible flood sweeping up men and events and carrying them headlong, one after the other, to the great sea of being.
-Marcus Aurelius

25-Feb

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
-Marcus Aurelius

22-Feb

Frequently consider the connection of all things in the universe. .. We should not say ‘I am an Athenian’ or ‘I am a Roman’ but ‘I am a citizen of the Universe.
-Marcus Aurelius

19-Feb

Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness – all of them due to the offenders’ ignorance of what is good or evil.
-Marcus Aurelius

17-Feb

Accustom yourself not to be disregarding of what someone else has to say: as far as possible enter into the mind of the speaker.
-Marcus Aurelius

16-Feb

Treat with utmost respect your power of forming opinions, for this power alone guards you against making assumptions that are contrary to nature and judgments that overthrow the rule of reason.
-Marcus Aurelius

11-Feb

Failing to understand the workings of one’s own mind is bound to lead to unhappiness.
-Marcus Aurelius

7-Feb

Whosoever does wrong, wrongs himself; whosoever does injustice, does it to himself, making himself evil.
-Marcus Aurelius

5-Feb

If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgement of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgement now.
-Marcus Aurelius

4-Feb

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