"I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Marcus Aurelius on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Marcus Aurelius on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Marcus Aurelius on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Marcus Aurelius on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Marcus Aurelius on Mahatma Gandhi
"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it."
"Anger cannot be dishonest."
"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
"When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life."
"Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise."
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