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The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
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A man's thoughts dye his soul, attributed to Marcus Aurelius
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The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.
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Great balls of fire. Don't bother me anymore, and don't call me sugar.
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Being different is not just a great thing, it is a blessing!
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The willing are led by fate, the reluctant are dragged.
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Never underestimate the power of thought; it is the greatest path to discovery.
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Guard your thoughts.
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Life is more like dancing than wrestling if you follow its rhythm.
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Don't resist life, flow with it.
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Longing hearts could only stand so much longing.
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Go with the flow even if there are rapids ahead.
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What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.
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There is nothing happens to any person but what was in his power to go through with.
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The act of dying is one of the acts of life.
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The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
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Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
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Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
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To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
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Give up your thirst for books, so that you do not die a grouch.
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What we do now echoes in eternity.
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Remember this that very little is needed to make a happy life.
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Light may earth's crumbling sand be laid on thee, that dogs may dig thy bones up easily
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If it does not fit leave it, if it is not true do not say it.
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Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, t...
MARCUS AURELIUS
The guest at the lower end of the middle couch, with three hairs on his bald head and his scalp stre...
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Death smiles at us all; all we can do is smile back.
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This thing, what is it in itself, in its own constitution? What is its substance and material?
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A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, ...
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Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason ...
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Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imaginatio...
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The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, ...
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Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatu...
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We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grape...
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Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday.
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Be content to seem what you really are.
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Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
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The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
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Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finis...
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Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
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Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your est...
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The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
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Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life.
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The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
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A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
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Remember how often you have postponed minding your interest, and let slip those opportunities the go...
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Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself go...
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Life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion.
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Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be.
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Glory paid to our ashes comes too late
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The flaw which is hidden is deemed greater than it is
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So great is the modesty of your mind and face, Sophronius that I wonder you should ever have become ...
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How much more grevious are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. -Marcus Aurelius.
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Each day provides its own gifts
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When another blames you or hates you, or people voice similar criticisms, go to their souls, penetra...
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The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
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If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I see...
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From the philosopher Catulus, never to be dismissive of a friend's accusation, even if it seems unre...
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