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Single Idea 3072

[catalogued under 7. Existence / B. Change in Existence / 1. Nature of Change]

Full Idea

All things are changing; and you yourself are in continuous mutation and in a manner in continuous destruction, and the whole universe too.

Gist of Idea

Everything is changing, including yourself and the whole universe


Marcus Aurelius (The Meditations (To Himself) [c.170], 9.19)

Book Reference

'Essential Works of Stoicism', ed/tr. Hadas,Moses [Bantam 1961], p.174