Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

    Lliahas quoted7 years ago
    Socrates in the Crito (c. 10) says the same in other words, and St. Paul (Ep. to the Romans, xii. 17). "When a man has done thee any wrong, immediately consider with what opinion about good or evil he has done wrong. For when thou hast seen this, thou wilt pity him and wilt neither wonder nor be angry
    tomaszgorniakhas quoted3 years ago
    Translator: George Long
    Lliahas quoted7 years ago
    Epictetus in his Enchiridion (c. 27) makes short work of the question of evil. He says, "As a mark is not set up for the purpose of missing it, so neither does the nature of evil exist in the universe." This will appear obscure enough to those who are not acquainted with Epictetus, but he always knows what he is talking about. We do not set up a mark in order to miss it, though we may miss it
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