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Marcus Aurelius

Quote of Marcus Aurelius - The universe is change; our life...


Biography - Marcus Aurelius:

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

The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.




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Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: change


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Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





Change alone is the constant.





They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes for: universe


Quotes

Quotes about the Universe:


The universe confounds me! I cannot imagine that such a ‘clock’ can exist without there being a Clockmaker.





Philosophy is written in this grand book, which stands continually open before our eyes (I say the Universe), but can not be understood without first learning to comprehend the language and know the characters as it is written. It is written in mathematical language, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometric figures, without which it is impossible to humanly understand a word; without these one is wandering in a dark labyrinth.





You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.





Everything mystical is personal — accordingly it is an elementary variation of the universe.





All I did was to look at what the universe showed me.





Nothing is indifferent, nothing is powerless in the universe; an atom can dissolve everything, an atom can save everything











Quotes for: thought


Quotes

Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.











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Marcus Aurelius also said...


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.





Often he who omits an act does injustice, not only he who commits an act.





Examine men's ruling principles, even those of the wise, what kind of things they avoid, and what kind they pursue.





While you live, while it is in your power, be good.





Very little is needed to make a happy life.





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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