"Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Marcus Aurelius on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Marcus Aurelius on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Marcus Aurelius on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Marcus Aurelius on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Marcus Aurelius on William Shakespeare
"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."