Marcus Aurelius

Whether they were heroes, poets, scholars, or leaders, the brightest minds in human history have thought and written about values and their meanings. Here are some inspirational quotes by Marcus Aurelius.

love

“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.”

Marcus Aurelius (121-180); Roman Emperor, Stoic Philosopher

character

“Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.”

Marcus Aurelius (121-180); Roman Emperor, Stoic Philosopher

strength

“Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.”

Marcus Aurelius (121-180); Roman Emperor, Stoic Philosopher

character

“Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.”

Marcus Aurelius (121-180); Roman Emperor, Stoic Philosopher

making a difference

“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”

Marcus Aurelius (121-180); Roman Emperor, Stoic Philosopher