"Discourse no more of what a good man... - Deepstash
marcus aurelius

"Discourse no more of what a good man should be; but be one."

MARCUS AURELIUS

4

STASHED IN:

47

STASHED IN:

0 Comments

MORE IDEAS FROM Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

Marcus aurelius

"Continually reflect that all that is happenning now happened exactly in the same way before; and reflect it will happen again. Place before your eyes all that you have ever known from your own experience or from ancient history; dramas and scenes... All these were similar , only the actors different."

6

STASHED IN:

44

Deepstash helps you become inspired, wiser and productive, through bite-sized ideas from the best articles, books and videos out there.

GET THE APP:

RELATED IDEA

In the Inner Citadel, Hadot applies to Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations his characteristic interpretative approach: treating ancient philosophy as a “way of life” in particular one which provides its students with “spiritual exercises” to enable them to make progress towards wisdom and treating ancient philosophical texts with attention to the “forms of discourse” or constraints of genre, tradition, and audience that affected their production.

STASHED IN:

60

The Meditations

The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was the last famous Stoic philosopher of antiquity. He faced one of the worst plagues in European history.

During the Antonine Plague, he wrote a book, known as The Meditations, which can be viewed as a manual for developing the mental resilience skills required to cope with a difficult situation.

3

STASHED IN:

537

Marcus aurelius

“No, you do not have thousands of years to live. Urgency is on you. While you live, while you can, become good.” -Book 4.17

30

STASHED IN:

25

STASHED IN:

1 Comment