“How many, after being celebrated by fame, have been given up to oblivion; and how many who have celebrated the fame of others have long been dead.”
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.