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Marcus Aurelius

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Biography - Marcus Aurelius:

Emperor of Rome.
Born: 121 - Died: 180
Period:
2nd century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

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Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
Marcus Aurelius




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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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Often he who omits an act does injustice, not only he who commits an act.”
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Examine men's ruling principles, even those of the wise, what kind of things they avoid, and what kind they pursue.”
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While you live, while it is in your power, be good.”
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Very little is needed to make a happy life.”
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At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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