Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.

Marcus Aurelius (121-180) Roman emperor (161-180), Stoic philosopher
Meditations [tr. Rendall (1901)]
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 20-Feb-13
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