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mary22733: The pride which is proud of want of pride is the most intolerable of all.,Marcus Aurelius, Meditations,humility, pride,

loveandtrust_us: Marcus Aurelius: “Waste no time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.”

TheROShowPod: STOICISM: Marcus Aurelius a day! Day 2: Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is perspective, not the truth.

nj23740: Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.,Marcus Aurelius, Meditations,attitude, injury, perception,

AneeqShafqat: My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Army of the North, General of the Legions, loyal Servant of true Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Father to a murdered son, Husband to a murdered wife and i will have my Vengeance.

SJosephBurns: Meditations Book Summary: Marcus Aurelius Quotes (Life-Changing Lessons) - New Trader U

StephanHernand5: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

LolaMcl96975202: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

mindsetofstoics: "For there is nothing so pleasing as wisdom itself." — Marcus Aurelius

Lucasohal: 2/2 So too the rational person is able to finesse every obstacle into an opportunity, and to use it for whatever purpose it may suit. - Marcus Aurelius

Finsesh: Marcus Aurelius - “A man's life is what his thoughts make of it”

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

_hiko_02: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

Eva_Muthama: “The object of life is not to be on the side of the masses, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” Marcus Aurelius.

MasculineExc: The roman emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote in 'Meditations:' ”We could be good today, but instead we choose tomorrow.“ Never put off important things. Only the present moment is certain. "You could leave life right now, let that determine what you do and say and think."

romanhelmetguy: Stoics when they find out Seneca was a corrupt billionaire nepo baby who caused Boudica’s rebellion by forcing high interest loans on Britons then calling them all in at once, and Marcus Aurelius achieved nothing except for ending the reign of the 5 good emperors.

StephenTierneyX: Members on the panel: 5 Female: 5 Male: 0 Domestic Abuse Experts: 0 Professions: journalist, policy, law, idva, womens aid. The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Chhutti_kro: "And you can also commit injustice by doing nothing." - Marcus Aurelius

Free_Media_Hub: 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

fractaIcapitaI: If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it. ~ Marcus Aurelius

tweetninja_io: "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

fabiomariano_: Your ability to control your thoughts-treat it with respect. It’s all that protects your mind from false perceptions-false to your nature, and that of all rational beings. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book 2;

firdhaauliyara1: Stoics make for great emperors (see Marcus Aurelius) and competent advisers and functionaries (including Seneca).

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

Stoic_In_Truth: "Be content to seem what you really are." - Marcus Aurelius

manmahendrasgh: 1. YOUR MIND IS IN YOUR POWER: You have power over your mind, not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. – Marcus Aurelius

manmahendrasgh: 2. BE GRATEFUL FOR WHAT YOU HAVE: Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours. – Marcus Aurelius

manmahendrasgh: 3. TIME IS YOUR MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE: ‘’Not to live as if you had endless years ahead of you. Death overshadows you. While you’re alive and able be good.’’ –Marcus Aurelius

manmahendrasgh: And you’re not willing to do your job as a human being?’’ –Marcus Aurelius (a long quote but, deep)

Stoic_In_Truth: "The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing." - Marcus Aurelius

JebiLikesKekse: "The best you can be is not to act like them" -Marcus Aurelius

Kukulgangster: The things you think about determine the quality of your thoughts. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts. (Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book V, 59)

stoameditation: Constantly recall those who have complained greatly about anything, those who have been most conspicuous by the greatest fame or misfortunes or enmities or fortunes of any kind: then think, Where are they all now? Smoke and ash and a tale, or not even a tale. Marcus Aurelius

fgaphilosopher: "It's unfortunate that his has happened. No. It's fortunate that this has happened and I've remained unharmed by it" - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 4.49A

TimelessStoic: Search men's governing principles, and consider the wise, what they shun and what they cleave to. --Marcus Aurelius

Tim_VanDuyne: “It is in our power to have no opinion about a thing, and not to be disturbed in our soul.” - Marcus Aurelius

Ilyansthoughts: 230. "Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretence." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 7.69

DoanChristley: “Pain is neither unbearable nor unending, as long as you keep your mind in its limits and don’t magnify them in your imagination.” - Marcus Aurelius

heydavewu: Work on 1000 different things: • Stressed • Poor quality • Always behind Work on 10 essential things: • Focused • Good quality • Moves the needle "Do less, better" - Marcus Aurelius

MissLind_Sea: “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius…”

WiseStoic: “If it’s endurable, then endure it. Stop complaining.” — Marcus Aurelius

NgoLinh3: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

fa2000in: “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…” – Marcus Aurelius

mindsetofstoics: "It is crazy to want what is impossible. And impossible for the wicked not to do so." — Marcus Aurelius

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

stoicmotivate: "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

BidenHandler: BAP is inevitable. Instead of trying to slow this down one should understand his importance, the truth behind his words but more importantly admire the consistency of his character through decades (only few great men of history like Marcus Aurelius can boast about this).

fidelisanosike: Everything we hear is an opinion not a fact, everything we see is a perspective, not the truth - Marcus Aurelius

Adejoh: “Since it is possible that you might depart from life this very moment, regulate every act and thought accordingly.” - Marcus Aurelius

DrJEBall: English translation: To the spirits of the departed: Marcus Aurelius Nepos, centurion of the Twentieth Legion Valeria Victrix, lived 50 years; his most devoted wife had this set up. The tombstone was found in Chester (Britain), where the Legio XX Valeria Victrix was based.

dailystoic: "It's silly to try to escape other people's faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own." — Marcus Aurelius

Kukulgangster: You're better off not giving the small things more time than they deserve. (Marcus Aurelius, Book IV, 45)

WandaCl44526499: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

ProphetOfStoics: Death and life, honor and dishonor, pain and pleasure, All these things equally happen to good men and bad, being things which make us neither better nor worse. Therefore they are neither good nor evil. - Marcus Aurelius

twitbotfl: "Loss is nothing else but change,and change is Natures delight." - Marcus Aurelius

TRVSTworld: "That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees." ~ Marcus Aurelius

bkrzeski00: Imagine being able to talk with great leaders like Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, or Marcus Aurelius. Would you take the opportunity? Of course, you would! So, let me ask you: why are the books written by these great men just collecting dust on your bookshelf?

Mendset: "The obstacle in the path becomes the path." - Marcus Aurelius

jreyes_jr: “Don’t be ashamed to need help.” Marcus Aurelius

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

GundarsMinalgo: Ask yourself at every moment, "Is this necessary?" - Marcus Aurelius

VVIP_Azat10: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

d_umadlpisani: “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” Marcus Aurelius (© Josh Adamski)

StachAnna: ADAPT YOURSELF TO THE LIFE YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN; AND TRULY LOVE THE PEOPLE WITH WHOM DESTINY HAS SURROUNDED YOU. MARCUS AURELIUS

HumbleFlow: “The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.” ― Marcus Aurelius

Kanade_ch7: “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

tweetninja_io: "Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so" -- Marcus Aurelius

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

InvestingCanons: Or as the great Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius put it: "The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way." We can turn our investment mistakes into our greatest teachers.

TrainingMindful: “It’s a disgrace in this life when the soul surrenders first while the body refuses to.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

PhilosClassica: “the Stoics had always approved of participation in public life, and this stand struck a chord with the Roman aristocracy, whose code of values placed a premium on political and military activity.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Mahmoud2061996: Unfortunately, Stoics seem to be particularly bad teachers. Seneca was the tutor and adviser to Nero, who ended up burning down Rome and feeding Christians to lions; while Marcus Aurelius’s son, Commodus, basically bankrupted the Roman Empire, and indirectly caused a depression

25aleyna25: Stoics make for great emperors (see Marcus Aurelius) and competent advisers and functionaries (including Seneca).

Tarekkhaldi: “Why should we be angry at the world, as if the world would notice?" – Marcus Aurelius

hypostoic: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels The Art of War by Sun Tzu The Odyssey by Homer The Iliad by Homer The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

notrahmibey: Sam Mitchell has more than a little Marcus Aurelius about him.

PathToManliness: "Does gold change to lead under pressure? Does an emerald turn from luminous green to dingy brown when it's insulted? Of course not. Neither can a virtuous person be sullied by stress or slander." - Marcus Aurelius, The Meditations

Tylerhays77: “The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts” - Marcus Aurelius

StoicBrice: 'If any man is able to convince me and show me that I do not think or act right, I will gladly change; for I seek the truth by which no man was ever injured. But he is injured who abides in his error and ignorance.” - Marcus Aurelius

kaushikcbasu: Excellent read. Stoicism, from Zeno of Citium’s philosophy of life to Marcus Aurelius’s philosophy & the need for ethical principles for political leaders.

KingOokaze: A.I Joshua Graham reading my favorite book, Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, is too good to pass up!

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

VRDGOmusic: You can also commit injustice, by doing nothing. -Marcus Aurelius

amirfr79: Dig within, Within is the wellspring of good, and It is always ready to bubble up, If You just dig. -Marcus Aurelius

fa2000in: “Fight to be the person philosophy tried to make you.” - Marcus Aurelius

devorahsasha: “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

quinn_trimmer: "Choose not to be harmed and you won't feel harmed. Don't feel harmed and you haven't been" - Marcus Aurelius It is up to us if we want to be harmed by the external world. Nothing causes us more suffering than our negative perceptions.

Love4OurLives: "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

quinn_trimmer: "Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. BE ONE." - Marcus Aurelius Judging others does not bring you closer to your best self. Realizing that you can only control your actions, words, and thoughts is the greatest realization of all. Act more, judge less.

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

kcspine: "Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now take what's left and live it properly." - Marcus Aurelius

JCE_IC: Looking at my feed and thinking of Marcus Aurelius “it is in our power to have no opinion about a thing …”

thebrandthudson: "The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts." - Marcus Aurelius

TolstoySays: "It’s strange! Man resents the evil that comes from outside him, from others, which he can’t eliminate, but he doesn’t struggle with his own evil, even though that’s always within his power." Marcus Aurelius

TolstoySays: "Live as if you must say farewell to life at this very moment, as if the time you still have is an unexpected gift." Marcus Aurelius

reminder_day_: "If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it." Marcus Aurelius

BasedMakaveli_: "The approval of such men, who do not even stand well in their own eyes, has no value for him." ~ Marcus Aurelius | Meditations

APersistentMind: "The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts." -Marcus Aurelius

snubbedseason: marcus aurelius just spotted in central park

MotivAppBot: Loss is nothing else but change,and change is Natures delight. [Marcus Aurelius]



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