Quotes by Marcus Aurelius

All is ephemeral--fame and the famous as well.

Marcus Aurelius

Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.

Marcus Aurelius

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.

Marcus Aurelius

Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.

Marcus Aurelius

Nowhere can a man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.

Marcus Aurelius

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.

Marcus Aurelius

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

To live happily is an inward power of the soul.

Marcus Aurelius

Happiness sneaks through a door you didn't know that you left open.

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Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired.

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What makes the engine go? Desire, desire, desire.

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