Who persuaded you to cut off the nose of your wife's lover? Wretched husband, that was not the part which outraged you! Fool, what have you done? Your wife has lost nothing by the operation
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
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Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.
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Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
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Poverty is the mother of crime.
When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.
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Never esteem anything as of advantage to thee that shall make thee break thy word...
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
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All is ephemeral, - fame and the famous as well.
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If you lose your temper at a newspaper columnist, he'll get rich or famous or...