Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

All things are connected—bound together and sacred. Nothing is not connected. All things combine to comprise the universe. There is one universe, made up of all things, and all things are one divinity who pervades all things and and is all substance. All operate within one law and the same comprehension and truth pervades all … More Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

Watch out for four errors of the higher mind; when you see one of these, say, “That thought is unnecessary!” First is that thought which tends to damage social relations.  Second is a thought that does not come from genuine thinking. Third is speaking the thoughts of others. The fourth is when you reproach yourself … More Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself