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.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
In all my writings my aim has been to spare sinners and assail sin
Your life is what your thoughts make it.
All is ephemeral, - fame and the famous as well
Life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion.
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as...
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind;...
The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing...
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this,...
Cinna wishes to seem poor, and is poor
Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you...
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in...
The best answer to anger is silence.
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself;...
To my great-grandfather I owed the advice to dispense with the education of the schools...
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate...
The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of...
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and...