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Biography - Marcus Aurelius:

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

Observe what your nature requires of you.



Note 

Note



Book X, II

Other version:
“Observe what thy nature asks of thee.”


Source: Meditations



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Observe ce que réclame de toi la nature.

German
Beachte genau, was deiner Natur gemäß ist.




See also 

See also...



Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

This above all: to thine own self be true.

Tell yourself, first of all, what kind of man you want to be; and then go ahead with what you are doing.

Learn to know yourself, and descend into yourself.

"Know yourself" is the whole of science. Only at the end of the perception of all things will man have recognized himself. For things are only the borders of man.




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