To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius Quotes
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to...
The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
No form of Nature is inferior to Art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms
Be content to seem what you really are
It is false to say that you are a vicious man, Zoilus; you are not...
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing...
To no man make yourself a boon companion: Your joy will be less but less...
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do...
He does not write at all whose poems no man reads
As for literature, thefts cannot harm it, while the lapse of ages augments its value
There is no glory in outstripping donkeys
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
Never esteem anything as of advantage to thee that shall make thee break thy word...
Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you...
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this,...
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if...
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than...
The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it.