Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

“Do the external things that fall upon you distract you? Give yourself time to learn something new and good, and cease to be whirled around….”

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.