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Meditations (Penguin Classics) quotes
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You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.
Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness – all of them due to the offenders’ ignorance of what is good or evil.