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Marcus Aurelius

Quote of Marcus Aurelius - While you live, while it...

Biography - Marcus Aurelius:

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

Quote

While you live, while it is in your power, be good."
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations



Note  

Note



Book IV, XVII


Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


FrenchQuote
Tant que tu vis, tant que tu le peux encore, deviens homme de bien."
Marcus Aurelius - Pensées pour moi-même

GermanQuote
Solange du lebst, solange es in deiner Macht steht, sei gut."
Marcus Aurelius - Selbstbetrachtungen


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Quotes for: to live:



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To live means to love, but above all, to love life."
Blanche Pierson
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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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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life."
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
Leonardo da Vinci
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Quotes for: good:



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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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the best is the enemy of good."
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
Baltasar Gracian
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well."
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world."
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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Then donʼt conclude that what is not beautiful is ugly or what is not good is bad."
Plato - Symposium
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