Marcus Aurelius

Cucinelli style philosophy is, you know, a part of me, even more than luxury, a necessity in complexity if you see the humanity
In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.
The espresso: a special, entirely Italian moment We just can’t live without it. Whether we’re at work, in school, with friends
‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for some 400 years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread support among
Stoicism is about responsibility for yourself, and accepting a lack of control over the actions of others. We tend to inflict
This man (and the philosopher he introduced me to) changed my life and in a very significant way contributed to the person I ended up becoming.
True understanding is to see the events of life in this way: 'You are here for my benefit, though rumor paints you otherwise
Over the past two months I've read the works of all four great Roman Stoics -- Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Seneca and of course Marcus Aurelius -- and with their help I've come to a few realizations
So much of my time hitchhiking, I think of roads. Of Patch workers on ice roads. Of roadside running caribou. Of traveling carnival convoys. Of runners in love living their dream lives on the road. There's a lot of living on the road and some rides go far.
From Paris to New York to Los Angeles the cry rings out, "What the hell were they thinking?" We're irresistibly drawn to the stories of Anthony Weiner, Dominique Straus-Kahn and Arnold Schwarzenegger by the conundrum they offer.
Marcus Aurelius was Rome's last great emperor, but there's nothing regal about him. He snatches time to write without once mentioning his primary task -- leading the most powerful army in the world.