Marcus Aurelius Quotes (255 quotes)
“There is nothing happens to any person but what was in his power to go through with.”
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (1887 edition)
“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.”
Meditations (c. 161–180 CE)
“To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.”
Marcus Aurelius (1902 edition)
If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMarcus Aurelius
Born: April 26, 121
Died: March 17, 180 (aged 58)
Bio: Marcus Aurelius, was Roman Emperor from CE 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire; Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164.
Quote of the day
“These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.”