Remind Yourself

May 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

Remind yourself of the kinds of things you have passed through and the kinds you have had strength to endure; that the story of life is written and your service accomplished. How many beautiful things have been revealed, how many pleasures and pains you have looked down upon, how many ambitions ignored, to how many unkind persons you have been kind!

-Marcus Aurelius, Meditations (A.S.L. Farquharson translation) (5.31)

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