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Not becoming like your enemy is the best revenge.

Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome from AD 161 until his death in 180, was the philosopher-king envisaged by Plato. A stoic philosopher, Marcus Aurelius wrote a series of spiritual exercises (now known as his meditations) while engaged on a series of border wars in the Danube region.

His writings, intended only for himself, reveal a mind of great humanity, humility, and insight. For over 2,000 years, these writings have inspired men and women to engage in the philosophical life, which involves two goals: to know yourself and then to ask, What is the right way to live? Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Colin | 6/30/2013

    " The assorted notes and reflections of the great Stoic emperor, Marcus Aurelius, with an introduction and notes on Marcus' brand of Stoicism. An interesting selection, which could be much improved by reference to the original Greek text. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Susan | 3/21/2012

    " Men like Marcus Aurelius come along once in a lifetime. Our leaders today would do well to look to him for inspiration. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Anna | 1/6/2011

    " Enjoyed reading these quotes. This is one of those books that is nice to have on your bookshelf to refer to and flick through from time to time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Gaius Tullius | 1/19/2009

    " The assorted notes and reflections of the great Stoic emperor, Marcus Aurelius, with an introduction and notes on Marcus' brand of Stoicism. An interesting selection, which could be much improved by reference to the original Greek text. "

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