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September 27, 2012

And among the percepts which you keep most closely at hand for frequent reference, let the following be included: firstly, that things of themselves have no hold on the mind, but stand motionless outside it, and all disturbances arise solely from the opinions within us; and secondly, that all that you presently behold will change in no time whatever and cease to exist; and constantly reflect on how many such changes you yourself have already witnessed. ‘The universe is change, and life mere opinion.’

The Meditations

Posted by amin at September 27, 2012 12:09 PM