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To be sure, external things of whatever kind require skill in their use, but we must not grow attached to them; whatever they are, they should only serve for us to show how skilled we are in our handling of them.

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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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