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Marcus Aurelius
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Meditations is a series of writings on Stoic philosophy written by the former Emperor of Rome, Marcus Aurelius. In these writings, Aurelius sets forth his ideas on a wide array of personal development principles, including the power of integrity, the pros and cons of love, insights on harnessing your concentration, and tons of other knowledge bombs pulled from the Stoic way of life.

About the author

Marcus Aurelius was Emperor of Rome from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. Marcus Aurelius was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors.