If you see the way clearly, go ahead. If you don’t see clearly, ask advice. As to impediments, if your way appears just, keep going. If you fail, fail while attempting justice. Those who follow the way of reason are relaxed and active at the same time, and also calm and cheerful. ~Marcus Aurelius, Meditations … More Marcus Aurelius on Going Forward
Develop a thoughtful way of seeing how all things change from one thing into another; constantly focus on this way of thinking; learn this philosophy. Such as person knows we must lose our lives and that we don’t know when we will go away and leave everything here. Such a person embraces justice in every … More Marcus Aurelius on Contemplation
Do every thing you do as if it were your last, using reason to overcome carelessness, distaste, disgust, hypocrisy, egotism, and discontent with your lot in life.