MIND: Brooding

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?

Meditations // Marcus Aurelius

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MIND: Resilient

‘How unlucky I am that this should happen to me.’
But not at all.
Perhaps, say how lucky I am that I am not broken by what has happened, and I am not afraid of what is about to happen. For the same blow might have stricken anyone, but not many would have absorbed it without capitulation and complaint.

// Marcus Aurelius