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Thought for the Day – July 16th


“Εἰ μὴ καθήκει, μὴ πράξῃς˙ εἰ μὴ ἀληθές ἐστι, μὴ εἴπῃς.”
Antoninus, Marcus Aurelius. Meditations, Book XII, Section 17
Also entitled, “The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius”
SEE (English): http://www.gutenberg.org/files/15877/15877-h/15877-h.htm
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Thoughts_of_the_Emperor_Marcus_Aurelius_Antoninus/Book_XII
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=77I9AAAAIAAJ&pg
SEE (Latin): http://el.wikisource.org/Τὰ_εἰς_ἑαυτόν/12
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Aurelius


Thought for the Day – June 29th


“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
“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”