Day 112: April 22 – Mind Other Men, But Most Yourself

~ The Diana and Actaeon Fountain, Palace of Caserta


Do not trouble yourself, make yourself simple. Does a man do wrong? He does wrong to himself. Has some chance befallen you? It is well; from Universal Nature, from the beginning, all that befalls was determined for you and the thread was spun. The sum of the matter is this: life is short; the present must be turned to profit with reasonableness and right. Be sober without effort.

~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations



To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.

~ Oscar Wilde


What Happened

1724: Birth of Prussian philosopher Immanuel Kant.

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