Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor from 161 to 180 AD and a Stoic philosopher. He is best known for his work 'Meditations,' a series of personal writings recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius is remembered as a symbol of wisdom and virtue, and his reign is considered one of the most prosperous times in Roman history.


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  1. 1. Meditations

    "Meditations" is a collection of personal writings by a Roman Emperor, providing deep insights into Stoic philosophy. The book is a series of introspective reflections on how to deal with life's challenges with wisdom, integrity, self-discipline, and benevolent affection for all mankind. It serves as a manual for self-improvement and moral guidance, emphasizing the importance of accepting things outside of one's control and maintaining a tranquil mind amidst adversity.