Marcus Aurelius quote about the gods – misattributed

Though this quote appears to be misattributed to Marcus Aurelius, it offers a lot to think about. Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If...

Marcus Aurelius quote on atheism

This appears to be the correct version of the often misquoted Marcus Aurelius. “Now departure from the world of men is nothing to fear, if gods exist: because they would not involve you in any harm. If they do not exist, or if they have no care for humankind,...