Do unsavory armpits and bad breath make you angry? What good will it do you? Given the mouth and armpits the man has got, that condition is bound to produce these odors. “After all, though, the fellow is endowed with reason, and he is perfectly able to understand what is offensive if he gives any […]
Marcus (Aurelius Antoninus) Quotes
Remember this, – that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
Every man’s life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.
There is often a sin of omission as well as of commission.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Take away your opinion, and then there is taken away the complaint, “I have been harmed.” Take away the complaint, “I have been harmed,” and the harm is taken away.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
Some things are hurrying into existence, and others are hurrying out of it; and of that which is coming into existence part is already extinguished.