Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

Think about the times of Vespasian (emperor 69-79 CE). People married, raised children, got sick, died, fought wars, feasted, traveled from here to there, farmed, flattered, acted arrogantly, got suspicious, plotted, wished others dead, grumbled at the state of things, loved, accumulated stuff, sought power. All that is gone!  Think back to Trajan (emperor 98-117 … More Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself