Another Marcus Aurelius
“61. The business of life is more akin to wrestling than dancing, for it requires of us to stand ready and unshakable against every assault however unforeseen.”
Book VII, #61
And from my Pink Cake collection?
“The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Pink Cake: The Quote Collection – Kramer Wetzel
Pink Cake: A Commonplace Book
Marcus Aurelius (Loeb Classical Library)
Delphi Complete Works of Marcus Aurelius – Marcus Aurelius
Meditations – Marcus Aurelius & Gregory Hays
Meditations: A New Translation (Modern Library)
Cover shot. Plus the Classical Editions.
As always a free version is hosted on astrofish.net right here.