quote by Marcus Aurelius

Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you'll have more time, and more tranquillity. Ask yourself at every moment, 'Is this necessary?'

— Marcus Aurelius

Delighting Elimination quotations

Elimination quote Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses.
Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses.

True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.

Eliminate the clutter and all the things that are going on outside and focus on the things that you can control with how you sort of go about and take care of your business. That's something that's ongoing, and it can never change.

Elimination quote Eliminate the impossible whatever remains however improbable must be the truth.
Eliminate the impossible whatever remains however improbable must be the truth.
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What we now want is closer contact and better understanding between individuals and communities all over the earth, and the elimination of egoism and pride which is always prone to plunge the world into primeval barbarism and strife... Peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment.

Force when aggressively applied is "violence" and is, therefore, morally unjustifiable, but when it is used in the furtherance of a legitimate cause, it has its moral justification. The elimination of force at all costs in Utopian.


I even accept for the sake of argument that sexual orgies eliminate social tensions and ought to be encouraged.

If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself, if you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation.

What we must eliminate are systems of representation that carry with them the authority which has become repressive because it doesn't permit or make room for interventions on the part of those represented.

I never feared about my skills because I put in the work. Work ethic eliminates fear.

If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation


Laws will not eliminate prejudice from the hearts of human beings.

But that is no reason to allow prejudice to continue to be enshrined in our laws - to perpetuate injustice through inaction.

In order to eliminate the negative influences, simply ignore them.

Simply from greening our energy system and eliminating fossil fuel pollution, we get so much healthier that the savings in health care alone are enough to pay the costs of the green energy transition and would repay those costs in approximately a decade and a half in savings.

Inequality can be done away with only by establishing a new society, where men and women will enjoy equal rights, resulting from an upheaval in the means of production and in all social relations. Thus, the status of women will improve only with the elimination of the system that exploits them.

There is but one way to eliminate juvenile delinquency - that is by providing each child in America with competent parents.


Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.

What would happen if the autism gene was eliminated from the gene pool? You would have a bunch of people standing around in a cave, chatting and socializing and not getting anything done.

Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.

Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses.

Hey, I stopped smoking cigarettes. Isn't that something? I'm on to cigars now. I'm on to a five-year plan. I eliminated cigarettes, then I go to cigars, then I go to pipes, then I go to chewing tobacco, then I'm on to that nicotine gum


Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.

Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite.

People who are aware of, and ashamed of, their prejudices are well on the road to eliminating them.

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.

To eliminate the concept of waste means to design things-products, packaging, and systems-from the very beginning on the understanding that waste does not exist.


Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.

Suicide does not end the chances of life getting worse.

Suicide eliminates the possibility of it ever getting better.

I resolutely believe that respect for diversity is a fundamental pillar in the eradication of racism, xenophobia and intolerance. There is no excuse for evading the responsibility of finding the most suitable path toward the elimination of any expression of discrimination against indigenous peoples.

Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.

.. Eliminate one species, and another increases to take its place. Eliminate a great many species, and the local ecosystem starts to decay.

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.


Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.

A Christian state should be established [in Lebanon], with its southern border on the Litani river. We will make an alliance with it. When we smash the Arab Legion's strength and bomb Amman, we will eliminate Transjordan too, and then Syria will fall. If Egypt still dares to fight on, we shall bomb Port Said, Alexandria and Cairo.

Every actual democracy rests on the principle that not only are equals equal but unequals will not be treated equally.Democracy requires, therefore, first homogeneity and second—if the need arises elimination or eradication of heterogeneity.

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.

Fear is a habit, so is self pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can and I will.

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