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You have friends, Paulus, just like your pictures and vases, all antique originals.
– Marcus Aurelius

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
– Marcus Aurelius

A man’s life is what his thoughts make of it.
– Marcus Aurelius

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
– Marcus Aurelius

Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
– Marcus Aurelius

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

Poverty is the mother of crime.
– Marcus Aurelius

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under your observation in life.
– Marcus Aurelius

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self respect.
– Marcus Aurelius

And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
– Marcus Aurelius

Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself!
– Marcus Aurelius

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.
– Marcus Aurelius

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

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
– Marcus Aurelius

The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues.
– Marcus Aurelius

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