In spite of all the slings and arrows encountered in life it is wise to seek balance and avoid undo excitement, for…

Marcus Aurelius Roman Emperor 121-180 AD

Marcus Aurelius
Roman Emperor
121-180 AD

“All that thine eyes behold will soon perish and they, who live to see it perish, will in their turn perish no less quickly; and he who outlives all his contemporaries and he who dies before his time will be as one in the grave.” ― Marcus Aurelius, the Loeb Classical Library (LCL 58), with Editing and English translation by C. R. Haines, Page 251.

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