Citati iz knjige „The Meditations“ autora Marcus Aurelius

Rachel Brown
Rachel Brownje citiralaпре 4 године
The offender needs pity, not wrath; those who must needs be corrected, should be treated with tact and gentleness; and one must be always ready to learn better. 'The best kind of revenge is, not to become like unto them.'
Adina Beisenbekova
Adina Beisenbekovaje citiralaпре 3 године
To read with diligence; not to rest satisfied with a light and superficial knowledge
Rachel Brown
Rachel Brownje citiralaпре 4 године
what the heart is full of, the man will do.
Rachel Brown
Rachel Brownje citiralaпре 4 године
'No man is sufficient to himself,' says the Christian; 'we must bear together, help together, comfort together.
Sanzhar Surshanov
Sanzhar Surshanovje citiraoпре 5 година
Is any man so foolish as to fear change, to which all things that
once were not owe their being
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
For it is no way right to be of­fen­ded with men, but it is thy duty to care for them and to bear with them gently; and yet to re­mem­ber that thy de­par­ture will be not from men who have the same prin­ciples as thy­self. For this is the only thing, if there be any, which could draw us the con­trary way and at­tach us to life, to be per­mit­ted to live with those who have the same prin­ciples as ourselves.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
He who does wrong does wrong against him­self. He who acts un­justly acts un­justly to him­self, be­cause he makes him­self bad.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
Thy present opin­ion foun­ded on un­der­stand­ing, and thy present con­duct dir­ec­ted to so­cial good, and thy present dis­pos­i­tion of con­tent­ment with everything which hap­pens—that is enough.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
For since the uni­ver­sal nature has made ra­tional an­im­als for the sake of one an­other to help one an­other ac­cord­ing to their deserts, but in no way to in­jure one an­other, he who trans­gresses her will, is clearly guilty of im­pi­ety to­wards the highest di­vin­ity.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
He then who lies in­ten­tion­ally is guilty of im­pi­ety inas­much as he acts un­justly by de­ceiv­ing;
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
And fur­ther, he who is afraid of pain will some­times also be afraid of some of the things which will hap­pen in the world, and even this is im­pi­ety.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпре 18 сати
Ac­cord­ingly then everything also which par­ti­cip­ates in the com­mon in­tel­li­gent nature moves in like man­ner to­wards that which is of the same kind with it­self, or moves even more
brigitta setyorini
brigitta setyorinije citiralaпрошлог месеца
but those who do not ob­serve the move­ments of their own minds must of ne­ces­sity be un­happy.
Mark Ong
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Enter into every man’s rul­ing fac­ulty; and also let every other man enter into thine.
Mark Ong
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Men ex­ist for the sake of one an­other. Teach them then or bear with them.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпрошлог месеца
Gen­er­ally, wicked­ness does no harm at all to the uni­verse; and par­tic­u­larly, the wicked­ness of one man does no harm to an­other. It is only harm­ful to him who has it in his power to be re­leased from it, as soon as he shall choose.
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпрошлог месеца
longer let thy breath­ing only act in con­cert with the air which sur­rounds thee, but let thy in­tel­li­gence also now be in har­mony with the in­tel­li­gence which em­braces all things. For the in­tel­li­gent power is no less dif­fused in all parts and per­vades all things for him who is will­ing to draw it to him than the aer­ial power for him who is able to respire it.
Mark Ong
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the spring never ceases send­ing up pot­able wa­ter; and if he should cast clay into it or filth, it will speedily dis­perse them and wash them out, and will not be at all pol­luted. How then shalt thou pos­sess a per­petual foun­tain and not a mere well? By form­ing thy­self hourly to free­dom con­joined with con­tent­ment, sim­pli­city and mod­esty.
Mark Ong
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For in­stance, if a man should stand by a limpid pure spring, and
Mark Ong
Mark Ongje citiraoпрошлог месеца
Neither in thy ac­tions be slug­gish nor in thy con­ver­sa­tion without method, nor wan­der­ing in thy thoughts, nor let there be in thy soul in­ward con­ten­tion nor ex­ternal ef­fu­sion, nor in life be so busy as to have no leis­ure.
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