Marcus Aurelius 6.59

Marcus Aurelius 6.59

“The people want to ingratiate themselves with, and the results, and the things they do in the process. How quickly it wall be erased for time. How much has been erased already.” (59)

  • Book 6.59

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

“59. The persons men wish to please, the objects they wish to gain, the means they employ – think of the character of all these! How soon will Time hide all things! How many a thing has it already hidden!”

  • Book VI

Marcus Aurelius (Loeb Classical Library)
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