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Marcus Aurelius

The Meditations

  • Rachel Brownalıntı yaptı9 yıl önce
    The offender needs pity, not wrath; those who must needs be corrected, should be treated with tact and gentleness; and one must be always ready to learn better. 'The best kind of revenge is, not to become like unto them.'
  • Paradoxical ✨alıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    of­fence which is com­mit­ted with pleas­ure is more blame­able than that which is com­mit­ted with pain;
  • Sanzhar Surshanovalıntı yaptı10 yıl önce
    Is any man so foolish as to fear change, to which all things that
    once were not owe their being
  • Paradoxical ✨alıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    the soul does vi­ol­ence to it­self when it is over­powered by pleas­ure or by pain.
  • Paradoxical ✨alıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    Give thy­self time to learn some­thing new and good, and cease to be whirled around.
  • Pavlealıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    Men ex­ist for the sake of one an­other. Teach them then or bear with them
  • Pavlealıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    Dost thou wish to be praised by a man who curses him­self thrice every hour? Wouldst thou wish to please a man who does not please him­self?
  • Pavlealıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    He who does not know what the world is, does not know where he is. And he who does not know for what pur­pose the world ex­ists, does not know who he is, nor what the world is
  • Pavlealıntı yaptı2 yıl önce
    Re­ceive wealth or prosper­ity without ar­rog­ance; and be ready to let it go.
  • Siyanaalıntı yaptı4 yıl önce
    and he could ex­press ap­prob­a­tion without noisy dis­play, and he pos­sessed much know­ledge without os­ten­ta­tion.
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