Say to yourself first thing in the morning: today I shall meet people who are meddling...

Say to yourself first thing in the morning: today I shall meet people who are meddling, ungrateful, aggressive, treacherous, malicious, unsocial… I cannot…. be angry with my kinsman or hate him. We were born for cooperation, like feet, like hands, like eyelids, like the rows of upper and lower teeth. To work in opposition to one another is against nature: and anger or rejection is opposition.


Philosophical Category Tags: Marcus Aurelius - Med 2-1


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