Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all...
A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing...
Fortune gives many too much, but none enough
To my great-grandfather I owed the advice to dispense with the education of the schools...
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.
The best answer to anger is silence.
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself;...
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do...
The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution
Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find...
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
The spiritual meaning of love is measured by what it can do. Love is meant...
Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself....
The flaws you have only make you that much more beautiful.
There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit...
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know...