Thought for the Day – June 29th

06-29

“ὅσῳ χαλεπώτερα ἐπιφέρουσιν αἱ ὀργαὶ καὶ λῦπαι αἱ ἐπὶ τοῖς τοιούτοις, ἤπερ αὐτά ἐστιν ἐφ οἷς ὀργιζόμεθα καὶ λυπούμεθα.”
The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Book XI, Section 18.8
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Thoughts_of_the_Emperor_Marcus_Aurelius_Antoninus/Book_XI
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=7kdiAAAAMAAJ
SEE (Greek): http://el.wikisource.org/Τὰ_εἰς_ἑαυτόν/11
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Aurelius
VARIANT:
“consider how much more pain is brought on us by the anger and vexation caused by such acts than by the acts themselves, at which we are angry and vexed”

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