Marcus Aurelius

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?"

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