From the fourth book: Meditations (IM 777)

Marcus Aurelius wrote a journal almost 2000 years ago, which is now published as a book, Mediations. His journal was not meant to be published but was written to himself to guide him towards courage, temperance, justice and wisdom. His words are more important in today’s world. Here are some of his words: Let nothing…

A empty container makes a lot of noise (IM 725)

There is a beautiful quote by Plato which goes – “A wise man speaks because he has something to say, but a fool speaks because he want to say something.” This is so relatable. This is same as saying an empty container makes a lot of noise. Those who have knowledge don’t speak too much…

Socrates: An unexamined life is not worth living (IM 502)

An unexamined life is not worth living -Socrates This above quote by Socrates is one of the most powerful quote for living a happy life. Striving to know ourselves and understanding ourselves is only the way that gives our life meaning and value. The only way to pursue a good life is to pursue wisdom…

Compromise (IM 467)

It’s not a bad thing… We compromise something everyday. When we choose to do one thing, we compromise the others. We go for one way to do certain things and neglect the other. We always do it… Even the most pure vegan is eating very tiny organism while drinking a glass of water every morning….

Words that matter (IM#310)

There are very few words that really matter in real life. Work ethic, honesty, trust, discipline, patience, empathy, knowledge, honor, wisdom, self-control, respect, dignity, long-term, awareness and kindness. All of these skills are valuable and the good thing is they all are learnable skills.

We’re all fools (IM#83)

I came up with a quote this morning, by Ray Bradbury which goes, “We’re all fools, all the time.  It’s just we’re a different kind each day. We think, I’m not a fool today. I’ve learned my lesson. I was a fool yesterday but not this morning. Then tomorrow we find out that, yes, we were…