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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

Quote

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
Marcus Aurelius




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'art de vivre tient plus de la lutte que de la danse.”
Marcus Aurelius

German
Die Kunst des Lebens besteht mehr im Ringen als im Tanzen.”
Marcus Aurelius




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My trade and art is to live.”
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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Quotes about art:


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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.”
Albrecht Dürer
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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.”
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
Pablo Picasso
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A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.”
Oscar Wilde
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Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
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Quotes for: dance:


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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance one cannot fly into flying.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan Watts
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Marcus Aurelius also said...


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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.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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While you live, while it is in your power, be good.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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Very little is needed to make a happy life.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.”
Marcus Aurelius
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Constantly regard the universe as one living being, having one substance and one soul;”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations
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