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LEARN TO BE INDIFFERENT TO WHAT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE. —- MARCUS AURELIUS.
“When thou hast done a good act and another has received it, why dost thou look for a third thing besides these, as fools do, either to have the reputation of having done a good act or to obtain a return?” — Marcus Aurelius NB: According to him, the only lasting fame is oblivion. He […]
“Wipe out imagination. Stop the pulling of the strings. Confine thyself to the present. Understand well what happens either to thee or to another. Divide and distribute every object into the casual(formal) and the material. Think of thy last hour. Let the wrong which is done by a man stay there where the wrong was […]
Reason and the reasoning art (philosophy) are powers which are sufficient for themselves and for their own works. They move then from a first principle which is their own, and they make their way to the end which is proposed to them; and this is the reason why such acts are named catorthoseis or right […]
— ‘Meditations‘ NB :
NB: ‘Memento mori’ – is a stoic concept. A Latin phrase which refers to the awareness about the inevitability of death.
“Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil.” — Marcus Aurelius NB : Negative visualization of all external events is a part of stoic exercise.
— Marcus Aurelius NB : T o t D — Marcus Aurelius’ 10 thoughts in 10 days.😊