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Thursday, 1 October 2015

THINK ABOUT IT #6: Marcus Aurelius



Either you go on living in the world and are familiar with it by now, or you go out, and that by your own will, or else you die and your service is accomplished.  There is nothing beside these three: therefore be of good courage.

Meditations (c. 170 CE) [Translated by ASL FARQUHARSON 1944]



Click HERE to read more about the life and work of Roman Emperor (from 161 to 180 CE) and Stoic philosopher MARCUS AURELIUS.  (He was portrayed by RICHARD HARRIS in the 2000 blockbuster Gladiator, directed by RIDLEY SCOTT and co-starring JOAQUIN PHOENIX as his son and successor Commodus.)

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