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Nothing important comes into being overnight; even grapes or figs need time to ripen. If you say that you want a fig now, I will tell you to be patient. First, you must allow the tree to flower, then put forth fruit; then you have to wait until the fruit is ripe. So if the fruit of a fig tree is not brought to maturity instantly or in an hour, how do you expect the human mind to come to fruition, so quickly and easily?

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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.

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