Marcus Aurelius Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Marcus Aurelius quotes and Marcus Aurelius sayings, and Marcus Aurelius proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it."

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"Remember that no man loses any other life than this which he now lives, nor lives any other than this which he now loses."

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"Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil."

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"Poverty is the mother of crime."

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"Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already."

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"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."

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"Your life is what your thoughts make it."

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"The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts."

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"Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live."

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"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."

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"Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one."

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"The happiness of of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts."

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"Do every act of your life as if it were your last."

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"You will give yourself peace of mind if you perform every act of your life as if it were you last."

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"Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself."

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"Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so."

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"Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them."

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"He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe."

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"Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?"

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"Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul."

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"Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears."

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"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."

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"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."

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"Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you’ll have more time, and more tranquillity. Ask yourself at every moment, ‘Is this necessary”"

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"The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts."

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"A man should be upright, not be kept upright."

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"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment."

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"Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight."

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"Remember that all is opinion."

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"You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength."

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