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p_communityhub: When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love …”  Marcus Aurelius

wati___: Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. - Marcus Aurelius

HoracioJones: The best revenge is to be unlike he who performed the injury. — MARCUS AURELIUS

taronaxper: The hdepends upon the quality of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius

jposhaughnessy: “You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~Marcus Aurelius

iamnickyates: "No random actions, none not based on underlying principles." - Marcus Aurelius

thefooty: “Men exist for the sake of one another.” — Marcus Aurelius

TimelessStoic: Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. --Marcus Aurelius

Marianagera3: 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

Free_Media_Hub: We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne. Marcus Aurelius

RestartedTrader: "Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." — Marcus Aurelius Every speculator has his/her own perspective. Every speculator has his/her own truth. And he's/she's right when he's/she's making money...

WisdomCollectr: "There is but one thing of real value - to cultivate truth and justice, and to live without anger in the midst of lying and unjust men." - Marcus Aurelius

pos_indonesia: Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. - Marcus Aurelius

Stoic_Father: “Do what you will. Even if you tear yourself apart, most people will continue doing the same things.” – Marcus Aurelius

srikanth_paisa: If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgement of them. – Marcus Aurelius

TheStoic_Sage: “Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be One.” – Marcus Aurelius

WisdomCollectr: "The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject." - Marcus Aurelius

TruJared: This. 9 Stoic Rules For A Better Life (From Marcus Aurelius)

JamesSaretta: Remember you can commit an injustice by doing nothing also - Marcus Aurelius.

profamandakirby: You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.―Marcus Aurelius

Free_Media_Hub: Poverty is the mother of crime. Marcus Aurelius

PathToManliness: "If you focus on the task at hand, shed all distractions, and follow reason with steadfast determination, the divine spark within you will burst into flame." - Marcus Aurelius, The Meditations

toekneediaz: “Our life is what our thoughts make it” - Marcus Aurelius

MajCryptoOne: He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. —Marcus Aurelius

Free_Media_Hub: Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday. Marcus Aurelius

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

CArainmakers: Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - SUMMARIZED - (22 Stoic Principles)

Free_Media_Hub: Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, 'This is a misfortune' but 'To bear this worthily is good fortune.' Marcus Aurelius

Free_Media_Hub: 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

ThisBikerBoy: "The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing: the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack." ~Marcus Aurelius

iKevinJohnson: "The trails you encounter will introduce you to your strengths. Remain steadfast... and one day you will build something that endures: something worthy of your potential." - Marcus Aurelius

HargroveAlex: “Dig deep within yourself, for there is a fountain of goodness ever ready to flow if you will keep digging.”—Marcus Aurelius

WisdomCollectr: "Do not be wise in words - be wise in deeds." - Marcus Aurelius

thefooty: “Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.” — Marcus Aurelius

iamkoech_: On some days it can feel like you’re failing.But is that really failure?No.Remember, Seneca said that Stoicism was about acquiring one thing a day, that’s it.Marcus Aurelius said it was building your character action by action.Zeno said that well-being was realized by small steps

Momina94_: Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius RISING PHOENIX TEJASSWI

3StoneEntertain: It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. -Marcus Aurelius

_stoicteacher: Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. ~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

sierraxmist: To live happily is an inward power of the soul. Marcus Aurelius

WarriorMeaning: “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

zuccmuh_d1cc: All govt is lies and theft -marcus Aurelius dictated but not read

_TPOE: “…a human being becomes better and more praiseworthy by making proper use of whatever befalls him.” -Marcus Aurelius

wisdom2inspire_: Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. ~Marcus Aurelius

PathToManliness: "Chasing what can't be done is madness. But the base person is unable to do anything else." - Marcus Aurelius

themindfulstoic: “You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think” – Marcus Aurelius.

romanhistory1: Today 176AD Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius grants his son Commodus the rank of Imperator

HarleyMayhem: “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

Coops91285443: This sums up how I feel about the climate change bandwagon agenda. People wake up and look at the rain and the climate cycle. "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

PhilosophyDimes: “Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?” — Marcus Aurelius Anarchy is your most powerful tool. Never accept pleasure you haven’t earned. Never accept pleasure that doesn’t benefit you.

joseph_feagle: “Anger and the sorrow it produces are far more harmful than the things which make us angry.” by Marcus Aurelius The Stoic

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

Love4Alberta: Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius

CrazyTejasswian: Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius RISING PHOENIX TEJASSWI

TradingComposur: "The nearer man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

LehIohonoIo: "Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking" - Marcus Aurelius

bjornarhuse: Kloke ord fra Marcus Aurelius : From Alexander the grammarian, to refrain from fault-finding, and not in a reproachful way to chide those who uttered any barbarous or solecistic or strange-sounding expression; but dexterously to introduce the very expression which ought to have

downtownmauve: This Camus and Nietzsche urge to throw off all the electronics in the lake and burn this house down and disappear near the hills. But, also this Marcus Aurelius urge to endure everything and become the best of a stoic is going to be my endgame.

darkadde: “For outward show is a wonderful perverter of the reason.” by Marcus Aurelius

Leonore0509: "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

ArtistPiranesi: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, View of the Customs House in Piazza di Pietra, which was built within the ruins of the Temple of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Pius in his Forum, from Views of Rome, 1750

BjornOlsen7: When someone is properly grounded in life, they should't have to look outside themselves for approval. Marcus Aurelius

HarleyMayhem: “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

ChuckCanady: 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

EricSangerma: “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” ― Marcus Aurelius

ShaneAParrish: "Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." — Marcus Aurelius

wealth_director: 4 Books that every entrepreneur should read: 1. The Art of War, by Sun Tzu 2. Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius 3. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 4. The Art of public speaking, by Dale Carnegie Read for 1-2 hours a day and you'll be in the top 1% of society. Here's how:

MasterDebateNet: How to live a good life, by Marcus Aurelius

Archae0logy: Foot of a marble sculpture of Marcus Aurelius unearthed in Southern Turkey

dj_forrester: Marcus Aurelius- the modern copy in the piazza /

Baba68675186: Each day provides its own gifts. -Marcus Aurelius

Free_Media_Hub: The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away. Marcus Aurelius

BestQuote85: Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished. -Marcus Aurelius -Work

RyanHoliday: “If it is not right, do not do it, if it is not true, do not say it.” – Marcus Aurelius

_stoicteacher: A Stoic’s take on Agnosticism, courtesy of Marcus Aurelius

TK421M: The Antonine plague went on for roughly 20 years. Marcus Aurelius Meditations was written during that time. It was his journal, it wasn't written for others to read. But it's an incredible wealth of perspective and wisdom still applicable today. Maybe more now than ever.

marwanelnakeeb: “We are like many pellets of incense falling on the same altar. Some collapse sooner, others later, but it makes no difference.” —Marcus Aurelius

chase_henderfit: “External thinks are not the problem. It’s your assessment of them. Which you can erase right now.” – Marcus Aurelius

Daydreamer_Net: “We are like many pellets of incense falling on the same altar. Some collapse sooner, others later, but it makes no difference.” —MARCUS AURELIUS, Some are richer and better looking, but we all die the same. Instead of worrying about the accomplishments of others, live your life

_stoicteacher: "You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." -Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

aaaaj3b_: "What a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." - Marcus Aurelius

ConnorRoy14: Very little is needed to make a happy life. - Marcus Aurelius

KSHalilu: Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. - Marcus Aurelius

AelsklingShu: “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

dailystoic: “The fruit of this life is good character and acts for the common good.” — Marcus Aurelius

dailystoic: “Have I done something for the common good? Then I share in the benefits.” — Marcus Aurelius

Glennr1809: “Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.” Marcus Aurelius

Mindset_Machine: Five Books Everyone Should Read: 1. The Art of Public Speaking - Dale Carnegie 2. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 3. The Prince - Niccolò Machiavelli 4. Meditations - Marcus Aurelius 5. The Art of War - Sun Tzu Which books would you add to this list?

AadilAamirPSP: “Will a little fame distract you? Behold the speed of universal oblivion, vacuity of applause, gulf of immeasurable time & fickleness of your supporters. Earth; negligible in space-time & how many, for how long & what sort will sing your praises?” - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

LumbySemp: “It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” - Marcus Aurelius

PhilosophyDimes: “Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” — Marcus Aurelius Never submit to destructive passions. End the day a winner. Answer to yourself when you fail. Do better tomorrow.

JoanPalchase: My grandfather shared the wisdom of Marcus Aurelius with us from a young age and this is so true

Aureus_Underdog: “Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” — Marcus Aurelius

Nathanael_Ramos: In his Meditations, Marcus Aurelius wrote, “The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing, because an artful life requires being prepared to meet and withstand sudden and unexpected attacks.”

ttemplar1: "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.. Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking." Marcus Aurelius said this centuries ago.

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TheCaveman316: “Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” — Marcus Aurelius.

ShabanA49844733: THE ALTAR OFNO DIFFERENCE “We are like many pellets of incense falling on the same altar. Some collapse sooner, others later, but it makes no difference.” —MARCUS AURELIUS, MEDITATIONS, 4.15

alx_matthiessen: aThe happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius

bukhariramli: "It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own." — Marcus Aurelius

road2rajesh: "It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own." - Marcus Aurelius



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