Tuesday September 26th 2017

“Whenever you are about to find fault with someone,
ask yourself the following question:
what fault of mine most nearly resembles
the one I am about to criticize?”
~ Marcus Aurelius

Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus’ death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers…Source


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Tuesday September 26th 2017 — 1 Comment

  1. It reminds me of the great Roman-era philosopher, Christus Magnus, who said “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye?” I wonder if Marcus Aurelius was a plagiarizer?

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