"When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Marcus Aurelius on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Marcus Aurelius on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Marcus Aurelius on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Marcus Aurelius on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Marcus Aurelius on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."
"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury."