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Marcus Aurelius quotes

It is not death that a man should fear,
but he should fear never beginning to live.

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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 Ė 180), was Roman emperor from 161 to 180 and a Stoic philosopher.

 

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Marcus Aurelius quotes

The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.

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Marcus Aurelius quotes

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive − to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

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Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

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The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

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You have power over your mind − not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

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Donít let your imagination be crushed by life as a whole.

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Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.

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Begin − to begin is half the work, the other half still remains; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

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He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.

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Do every act of your life as if it were your last.

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In his youth the Stoic philosopher, and Roman emperor, Marcus Aurelius was fond of boxing and wrestling. He had also been trained to fight in armour.