We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius Quotes
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
Be content to seem what you really are
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing...
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
Those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge,...
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you...
Whatever may happen to you was prepared for you from all eternity; and the implication...
Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered
Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is...
To no man make yourself a boon companion: Your joy will be less but less...
Poverty is the mother of crime.
There is no glory in outstripping donkeys
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of...
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but...
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.
Anger cannot be dishonest.
All is ephemeral, - fame and the famous as well.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
The success of Heine -- to become a world-famous 'unkown poet.'