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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius. Nothing is evil which is according to nature. “Our Life is what our thoughts make it”, said Marcus Aurelius, a Roman emperor who lived nearly 200 years ago.

He also said, “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.”. “The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it” Marcus Aurelius. learn more. Latest Reviews. More reviews. A Guide to Asking Questions in the 21st century. This Book explores politics, religion, the merger of infotech and biotech and what to make of.

These thoughts of Marcus Aurelius encourage us to focus on our Personal Growth and stop worrying about what the others think. Devoting time and energy to ruminating the words and attitudes of the others is useless. It’s more profitable to dedicate that time and energy to improve ourselves.

The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it. – Marcus Aurelius Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom Yourself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.

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These words are just as true today as they were eighteen centuries ago when Marcus Aurelius first wrote them in his book on Meditations: “Our life is what our thoughts make it”

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These words are just as true today as they were eighteen centuries ago when Marcus Aurelius first wrote them in his Meditations: “Our life is what our thoughts make it.”

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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius are treasured today—as they have been over the centuries—as an inexhaustible source of wisdom.

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Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher, said in his Meditations that to die is only to lose the present moment, for the past has ceased to be and the future has not yet come; so to comfort ourselves we have only to ask, ‘Is this moment really worth keeping?’

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Profound as philosophy these Meditations certainly are not; but Marcus Aurelius was too sincere not to see the essence of such things as came within his experience.

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Most of what we know of Marcus Aurelius today comes from the collection of his thoughts known as the Meditations, a title perhaps better translated from the Greek as “To Himself.”

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Marcus Aurelius, Meditations: The Essential Marcus Aurelius, trans.

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St. Jerome says that in the circle of Plato, this adage was in vogue: Vera philosophia est meditatio mortis,8 that is, “true philosophy is thinking about death.”

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[See “Life and Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna” by F. Max Müller.

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Marcus Aurelius, the great Roman philosopher and sage, said, “A man’s life is what his thoughts make of it.”

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  • Revenge is complete failure and shows weakness and a real lack of insight. ‘the Beauty of Acceptance” https://youtu.be/S_4ZvW42E08

  • “Don’t follow 5000 people hoping they will follow back”
    Me: I went from 786 to 2k+ followers within a week @megannlynch on IG, all thanks to cyber_circle on IG

  • “income inequality”:) haha, Ryan, who has made millions of dollars with his work, mentions “income inequality” as something wrong. That was hilarious.

  • I always found it strange as to how an emperor is so lonely. Perhaps the reason is because he had no equal? If I were the ruler of one the most power empires at that time I wouldn’t keep his discipline.

  • Am really wondered you are using meditations word so frequently with out even referring Indian ancient Meditation.(5000+ Years)……which is knows for source of Yoga and meditation………Really its deviating people from real history..

  • do you mind referencing where you read that he was a philosopher King? as far as I know that was simply a concept created by Plato in Republic. the Roman empire did have kings early on but by the time Aurelious was born it had been an Empire for a while and thus had Roman Emperor’s, not Kings.

  • on west was stoicism and democrasy, on east was hamurabi laws,buddhism,confucuonism and daosism…and there was a peace..what the hell religions came and created dark ages..those prophets who maybe existed said some very good and also ugly things,did bad or good maybe..even king david of israel,he wrote and did evil bs too which are not exposed..how many lives would have been saved if this age of religion never came and tolarance,humanism would prevail more

  • I AM my own god. I am responsible for all things that attract to me for I am energy and vibration. Everyday all day I am creating and recreating my own world by default.

  • Nobody cares including yourself except what you can do to survive. According to your IQ, upbringing, physical characteristics, being female or being a male, place of being, and many other little factors determines your faith.
    With a million thoughts of energy bombarding your brain every minute trying to make every little decision to benefit your survival in your world how can you every be satisfied. You can’t. But you can understand it and accept reality and therefore gain a inner calmness.
    Most people are brainwashed and are like pinballs bouncing around to this idea or that idea, what’s good or bad, what’s in what’s out; on and on and on.
    You are like any other biologic unit on earth and you will die. And if anyone says they care when you die it’s because they feel loss not because you lost the end game. Almost everything you hear in life is not to benefit you but the sayers. Now on that note, it may benefit you. So if it does use it but understand it’s others fighting for your resources weather it’s your time, money, mental, political or any other support. They may not know it but just unconcious doing their thing.
    Example; did I write this for you or was it to help myself concrete my own idea and feelings. To me the answer is obvious..

  • Unfortunately being genuine, Modest and truthful are antithetical to maintaining social relationships in modern society though, at least with most people.