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Some of My Favorite Marcus Aurelius Quotes
“Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.”
“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.”
“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”
“Whoever does wrong, wrongs himself; whoever does injustice, does it to himself, making himself evil.”
“The universe is change; life is your perception of it.”
“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.”
“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.”
“Nothing happens to anybody which he is not fitted by nature to bear.”
“When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love …”
'There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.'
‘When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.’