Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius. Stoic philosopher, Marcus Aurelius was known as the last good Emperor (121-180). Decline of Roman Empire began after the reign of Marcus Aurelius.
"Someone bathes in haste; don’t say he bathes badly, but in haste. Someone drinks a lot of wine; don’t say he drinks badly, but a lot. Until you know their reasons, how do you know that their actions are vicious?"