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
Somebody who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world
To be blind is bad, but worse is to have eyes and not see.
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.