Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The book is not only a cornerstone of Stoic philosophy but also an intimate glimpse into the mind of one of Rome’s greatest emperors. Composed as a series of personal reflections and admonitions, the book offers profound insights into Aurelius’ thoughts on virtue, rationality, and the nature of human life.

It advocates for self-discipline, ethical living, and resilience in the face of adversity. Written in moments of solitude, "Meditations" serves as a timeless guide for anyone seeking wisdom, inner peace, and a deeper understanding of life's complexities.

Featured quotes from the book:

“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

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

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