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Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Arelius rose to the position of emperor when his adopted father, Antoninus, died in 161 A.D. His emperorship was shared with Verus, his brother. War and pestilence plagued the brothers rule, destroying much of the population. Arelius is better known for his reason and thoughts, rather than any prowess on the battlefield. His collection of thoughts were published in a work titled "Me…

Date of Birth: April 26, 121
Date of Death: March 17, 180


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"The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make of it." Marcus Aurelius
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"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing." Marcus Aurelius
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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." Marcus Aurelius
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"The present joys of life we doubly taste by looking back with pleasure on the past" Marcus Aurelius
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"Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last." Marcus Aurelius
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"Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them." Marcus Aurelius
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"You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." Marcus Aurelius
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"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." Marcus Aurelius
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"Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life." Marcus Aurelius
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"Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight." Marcus Aurelius
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"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury" Marcus Aurelius
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"Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away." Marcus Aurelius
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"You may send poetry to the rich; to poor men give substantial presents" Marcus Aurelius
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"The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle." Marcus Aurelius
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"Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears." Marcus Aurelius
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"The man who has a house everywhere has a home nowhere" Marcus Aurelius
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"The guest at the lower end of the middle couch, with three hairs on his bald head and his scalp streaked with pigment, who is digging in his big mouth with a toothpick, is a fraud, Aefulanus, He has no teeth" Marcus Aurelius
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"Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability." Marcus Aurelius
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"To them that ask, 'Where have you seen the gods, or how do you know for certain there are gods, that you are so devout in their worship?' I answer, 'Neither have I ever seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it.'" Marcus Aurelius
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"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect." Marcus Aurelius
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"We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that." Marcus Aurelius
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