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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

Very little is needed to make a happy life.
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations



Note  

Note



Book VII, 67


Source: Meditations:


Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il ne faut presque rien pour être heureux.”
Marcus Aurelius - Pensées pour moi-même

German
Nur sehr wenig ist erforderlich zu einem glückseligen Leben.”
Marcus Aurelius - Selbstbetrachtungen




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See also...



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I am rich in the goods that I can do without.”
Louis Vigée - Poésies

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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”
Bertrand Russell

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We call "happiness" a certain set of circumstances that makes joy possible. But we call joy that state of mind and emotions that needs nothing to feel happy.”
André Gide

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All that is mine I carry with me.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

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Who lives content with little possesses everything.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux




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Quotes for: happiness

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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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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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.”
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Marcus Aurelius
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He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”
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The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.”
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