Quotes from: Marcus Aurelius

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Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one

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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth

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The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts

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You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength

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Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?

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Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what’s left and live it properly. What doesn’t transmit light creates its own darkness

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Don’t go on discussing what a good person should be. Just be one

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Do what you will. Even if you tear yourself apart, most people will continue doing the same things

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Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish

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What we do now echoes in eternity