Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Emperor Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Antoninus
Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
BornMarcus Annius Verus
April 26, 121
DiedMarch 17, 180
Vindobona, Pannonia (now Vienna, Austria)
Empreror of Rome 161-180 AD. Coronation marked the end of the Pax Romana. Adherent of stoicism. Best known for the 12-volume Meditations.

The repository contains two quotes from Emperor Marcus Aurelius.


How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.

AdversityCourage and Fear

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.