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Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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«Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.» — Marcus Aurelius
«A man's life is dyed the color of his imagination.» — Marcus Aurelius
«The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.» — Marcus Aurelius
«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
«Very little is need to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.» — Marcus Aurelius
«Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?» — Marcus Aurelius
«Here is a rule to remember in future, when anything tempts you to feel bitter: not "This is misfortune," but "To bear this worthily is good fortune.» — Marcus Aurelius
«You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.» — Marcus Aurelius
«Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.» — Marcus Aurelius
«We must make haste then, not only because we are daily nearer to death, but also because the conception of things and the understanding of them cease first.» — Marcus Aurelius
«Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.» — Marcus Aurelius
«Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.» — Marcus Aurelius
«If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.» — Marcus Aurelius
«Remember that no man loses any other life than this which he now lives, nor lives any other than this which he now loses.» — Marcus Aurelius
«In the morning when thou risest unwillingly, let this thougth be present--I am rising to the work of a human being. Why then am I dissatisfied if I am going to do the things for which I exist and for which I was brought into the world?» — Marcus Aurelius
«The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.» — Marcus Aurelius
«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.» — Marcus Aurelius
«The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it.» — Marcus Aurelius
«A person's life is what his thoughts make of it» — Marcus Aurelius
«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
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