"The approval of such men, who do not even stand well in their own eyes, has no value for him." ~ Marcus Aurelius from Meditations I love that. It's amazing how easy it is to worry about other people's opinions...
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"Everything - a horse, a vine - is created for some duty...For what task, then, were you yourself created? A man's true delight is to do the things he was made for." ~ Marcus Aurelius from Meditations We come back...
Some Quotes from Meditations
I seek the truth...it is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance that does harm.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Were you to live three thousand years, or even thirty thousand, remember that the sole life which a man can lose is that which he is living at the moment; and furthermore, that he can have no other life except the one he loses…