Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
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Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
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.'
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.
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.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
I'm proud of all the movies I've made. They're not sequels, they're not franchises. And the reason I pick my films carefully is that I don't want to spit on my life. I like to think of myself as more than that.
I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
Her beauty didn't do her any good and she couldn't use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.
It doesn't take many people to have a bad sense of humor to get in trouble at a corporation.
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
As you may recall, Truman was extremely unpopular when he finally left Washington in 1953, thanks largely to the Korean War. Today, however, he is thought to have been a solidly good president, a 'Near Great' even, in the terminology of those surveys of historians they do every now and then.
I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we're a show business family and we all work.
Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.