A stoic quote by Marcus Aurelius from Meditations, VII.33

The mind maintains its own tranquillity by retiring into itself, and the ruling faculty is not made worse. But the parts that are harmed by pain, let them, if they can, give their opinion about it. ― Marcus Aurelius Meditations, VII.33

A stoic quote by Marcus Aurelius from Meditations, X.19

Consider what men are when they are eating, sleeping, coupling, evacuating, and so forth. Then what kind of men they are when they are imperious and arrogant, or angry and scolding from their elevated place. ― Marcus Aurelius Meditations, X.19

A stoic quote by Marcus Aurelius from Meditations, X.30

When you are offended at any man’s fault, immediately turn to yourself and reflect in what manner you yourself have erred: for example, in thinking that money is a good thing or pleasure, or a bit of reputation, and the like. ― Marcus Aurelius Meditations, X.30

A stoic quote by Marcus Aurelius from Meditations, X.6

Whether the universe is a concourse of atoms, or nature is a system, let this first be established: that I am a part of the whole that is governed by nature; next, that I stand in some intimate connection with other kindred parts. ― Marcus Aurelius Meditations, X.6

A stoic quote by Marcus Aurelius from Meditations, X.8

When you have assumed these names—good, modest, truthful, rational, a man of equanimity, and magnanimous—take care that you do not change these names; and if you should lose them, quickly return to them. ― Marcus Aurelius Meditations, X.8