Marcus Aurelius Quotes.
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.
Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.
What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.
A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.
Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?
Confine yourself to the present.
Why should we feel anger at the world? As if the world would notice?
Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
Adapt yourself to the life you have been given; and truly love the people with whom destiny has surrounded you.
Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.