Marcus Aurelius is the king emperor Rome.
Stoicism is a school of philosophy that is gaining popularity among startup founders for a good reason – its values and the mindset it teaches are very well suited for overcoming adversity and keeping yourself mentally healthy in hard situations.
- Marcus Aurelius was a stoic king
- He ruled for about 19 years
- he was the last of the 5 great kings of Rome
Marcus Aurelius – the Roman emperor from 161 to 180 AD, is without a doubt one of the most famous Stoic philosophers. Despite living two millennia ago, his wisdom is to a large degree applicable to startups for the simple reason that the character qualities and values that help people prosper personally and professionally are timeless and not context-dependent.
So, here are 6 quotes from him that will help you on your startup journey: