From Marcus Aurelius 8.55

From Marcus Aurelius 8.55

“55. The existence of evil does not harm the world. And an individual act of evil does not harm the victim. Only one persons harmed by it—and he can stop being harmed as soon as he decides to.”

Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.”

Book # VIII

Marcus Aurelius (Loeb Classical Library)

Delphi Complete Works of Marcus Aurelius – Marcus Aurelius

Meditations – Marcus Aurelius & Gregory Hays

Meditations: A New Translation (Modern Library)

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About the author: Born and raised in East Texas, Kramer Wetzel, settled in a South Austin trailer park before trailer parks were cool. He now lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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