"The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Marcus Aurelius on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Marcus Aurelius on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Marcus Aurelius on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Marcus Aurelius on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Marcus Aurelius on Ray Charles
"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."