Marcus Aurelius via 8

Marcus Aurelius via 8

“45. Take me up and cast me where thou wilt. For even there will I keep my ‘genius’ tranquil, that is, content if in itself and in its activity it follow the laws of its own constitution. Is this worth while, that on its account my soul should be ill at ease and fall below itself, grovelling, grasping, floundering, affrighted? What could make it worth while?”

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

Book # VIII

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