20 Famous Sayings of Marcus Aurelius

Motivational Sayings About Business

Here are my favorite 20 quotes or sayings of Marcus Aurelius be sure to comment at the end with your favorite:


“Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.” – Marcus Aurelius


“You don’t have to turn this into something. It doesn’t have to upset you.” – Marcus Aurelius


“To live a good life: We have the potential for it. If we learn to be indifferent to what makes no difference.” – Marcus Aurelius


“It’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now take what’s left and live it properly.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Because most of what we say and do is not essential. Ask yourself at every moment, “Is this necessary?”” – Marcus Aurelius


“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” – Marcus Aurelius


“It’s unfortunate that this has happened. No. It’s fortunate that this has happened and I’ve remained unharmed.” – Marcus Aurelius


“You’re better off not giving the small things more time than they deserve.” – Marcus Aurelius


“If it is not right, do not do it, if it is not true, do not say it.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.” – Marcus Aurelius


“It’s all in how you perceive it. You’re in control. You can dispense with misperception at will, like rounding the point.” – Marcus Aurelius


“It’s a disgrace in this life when the soul surrenders first while the body refuses to.” – Marcus Aurelius


“The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Just that you do the right thing. The rest doesn’t matter.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Your mind will take the shape of what you frequently hold in thought, for the human spirit is colored by such impressions.” – Marcus Aurelius


“You shouldn’t give circumstances the power to rouse anger, for they don’t care at all.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Take a good hard look at people’s ruling principle, especially of the wise, what they run away from & what they seek out.” – Marcus Aurelius


“Accept the things to which fate binds you and love the people with whom fate brings you together but do so with all your heart.” – Marcus Aurelius


Dig deep within yourself, for there is a fountain of goodnessever ready to flow if you will keep digging.”—Marcus Aurelius


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Kelly W
Kelly W
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