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A saying from Epicurus

A saying of the philosopher Epicurus has come down to us in Latin: Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo. Translated, that is: I did not exist. Then, I existed. Now I don’t. I don’t care.

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Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

Think back on all those who have been, those you have known and those you haven’t. Now, remind yourself: Where are they? Nowhere, or nobody knows where. Human beings are like smoke and what has been w

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from Exhortations to Himself by Marcus Aurelius

Without doubt it would be sweet to die without ever having encountered the lying, hypocrisy, wastefulness, and pridefulness of humankind. The second sweetest thing is to die when you’ve had enough of

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Marcus Aurelius, advice about dying

No one is so lucky that there won’t be someone near the deathbed saying, “It’s about time!” Let’s say the dying person has lived a wise and good life. Someone will be thinking, “At last we’re done wit

06/16/2017 03:37:33 PM

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Marcus Aurelius, from Exhortations to Himself

We are all working together on one project, some with knowledge and design, others without knowing what they are doing, as if they are asleep. It was Heraclitus, I think, who said that everyone takes

06/07/2017 08:39:09 AM

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