From Marcus Aurelius Book Seven

From Marcus Aurelius

“Self Contraction: the mind’s requirements are satisfied by doing what we should, and by the calm it brings us.”

Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.”

Book #7, 28.

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“28. Gather thyself into thyself. It is characteristic of the rational Ruling Faculty to be satisfied with its own righteous dealing and the peace which that brings.”

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