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7 Life lessons from Marcus Aurelius’ Book “Meditations”

7 Life lessons from Marcus Aurelius’ Book “Meditations”


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“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”


― Marcus Aurelius



Meditation is maybe the only record of its kind ever created. It is the private contemplations of the world’s most influential man offering guidance to himself on the best way to follow through on the duties and commitments of his positions.



Marcus Aurelius was a great Roman emperor. But he was also a great philosopher. In his book Meditations, based on concepts of Greek Stoicism, he reflects on his role in the universe, about death, about the order of things, and about concepts like good and evil.



Come to know a little about the mind of one of the most famous philosophers in the world!






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