Oct 11, 2021 6:58 PM
To be free of passions yet full of love.
When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can't tell good from evil.
A plague can kill you but it will only harms you if it will destroy your charachter.
Marcus was writing this book after a plague, 15 years of horrible pandemic. He lost children and friends in it.