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Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius, the Emperor of Rome from AD 161 to 180, was one of the early proponents of Stoicism, which stressed the search for inner peace and ethical certainty. Born to a well-to-do family in AD 121, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus served in a variety of governmental posts while studying philosophy; he was especially drawn to the precepts of Stoicism, particularly its emphasis on the importance of virtuous conduct, reason and logic, and the attainment of inner peace through the pursuit of goals...See more

Personality Profile For Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius

The following is a personality profile of Marcus Aurelius based on his work.

Marcus Aurelius is shrewd, somewhat inconsiderate and informal.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, Marcus Aurelius is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

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