Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
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Marcus Aurelius Quotes
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.
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
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.
Men exist for the sake of one another.
Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
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.
Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise.
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
In the seventies, a group of American artists seized the means not of production but of reproduction. They tore apart visual culture at a time of no money, no market, and no one paying attention except other artists. Vietnam and Watergate had happened everything in America was being questioned.
Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration, especially in the Pentagon, where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war, with disastrous results.
It is not with architecture that one can disseminate any political ideology.
I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
It's time to let science and medicine, not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good, sound policy.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
I grew up when I was 15 when I had my first opportunity in movies. I watched every great movie for a year and a half, and since then I've asked myself how I can emulate such artistry. That's really my motivation. I want to do something as good as my heroes have done.
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.