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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

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Tu peux, à l'heure que tu veux, te retirer en toi-même. Nulle retraite n'est plus tranquille ni moins troublée pour l'homme que celle qu'il trouve en son âme.”
Marcus Aurelius - Pensées pour moi-même

German
Ziehe dich in dich selbst zurück: dem vernünftigen herrschenden Seelenteil ist ja die Fähigkeit angeboren, sein Genügen in sich selber zu finden, wenn er gerecht handelt und ebendaher vollendete Ruhe hat.”
Marcus Aurelius - Selbstbetrachtungen




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