Sunday, November 13, 2011


 40.  All is well with a tool, instrument, or utensil when it serves the use for which it was made, though in this case its maker is not present.  But with things formed by Nature, the power that fashioned them is still within them, and remains in them.  All the more, then, should you have it in reverence, and be assured that if only you live and act according to its will, you have all things to your liking.  That is the way in which the universe, too, has all things to its liking.

Marcus Aurelius,  Meditations
Book Six

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