Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Marcus Aurelius on the afterlife

“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.” —Marcus Aurelius


At 5/12/09, 11:13 PM, Blogger steve said...

Marcus Aurelius was mentioned on the radio just the other day by the lady who wrote this book:


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