“Remember that to change your opinion and to follow him who corrects your error is as consistent with freedom as it is to persist in your own error. For it is your own activity, which is exerted according to your own movement and judgement, and indeed according to your own understanding, too.”
From the Dover Thrift Edition: “Meditations,” Marcus Aurelius (Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY), ISBN 0-486-29823-X. Unabridged, modernized Dover (1997) republication of the George Long translation. New Introduction. Publisher’s Note. 112pp.