Marcus Aurelius’ 10 Rules for an Exceptional Leader

The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius ruled from 161 to 180 A.D. Aurelius is renown for being the ideal wise leader whom Plato called the “philosopher king.” His book, Meditations (from which By George has often quoted), has inspired leaders for centuries because of its timeless wisdom about human behavior. Here are 10 rules, as prescribed […]

A Sunday Retreat with Marcus Aurelius

We all should take time to reflect upon the advice of ancient Roman sage Marcus Aurelius. There is much to learn from his writings Meditations. Of his most important musings is the fact that man’s happiness in, and appreciation for life begins with self knowledge. These particular excerpts from the earlier books of Meditations are a […]

15 Remarkable Quotes from Marcus Aurelius

  Marcus Aurelius (Marcus Aurelius Antoninius) was a Roman Emperor 161 – 180 AD. He is a world-renown Stoic and author of an ageless philosophical piece called “Meditations.” Here are 15 remarkable musings from the works of Marcus Aurelius.  The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. Waste no more time arguing […]

It’s @ByGeorgeJournal for #quotes

Our Twitter feed – @ByGeorgeJournal – offers daily quotes to inspire and motivate followers in their workplaces and with their daily activities. However, we must state that we ourselves gain a great deal of thoughtful inspiration from some remarkable people who regularly share their favourite quotes. Here is a list of 50 + quotes from […]

Our Twitter and Facebook daily missives

The By George Journal delivers daily missives both on Twitter and Facebook. Our tweets and posts are forwarded to inspire and motivate our followers. They are positive urgings to remain determined and focus on your day’s objectives and to be aware of those things that make you complete and give you purpose. Consider joining us […]

By George, what great quotes!

Each and every day via our By George Twitter feed, we provide quotes of motivation and inspiration, observations on success and character, about life and the best of life. Here are our last 25 FAV quotes from the past few weeks… “Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.” – Stephen Fry “Never […]

Inspirational quotes to better one’s self

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. – Ralph Waldo Emerson When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. – Viktor E Frankl Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. – […]

Great quotes to inspire and motivate

Join our By George conversation on Twitter and receive daily tweets to inspire and motivate you – like these 25 favourite quotes from the past few weeks. Follow us @ByGeorgeJournal. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, & grow brave by reflection.- Thomas Paine Happiness depends more […]

25 FAV quotes tweeted @ByGeorgeJournal

Here are our most recent 25 “favourite” quotes that we have tweeted in the past month.  You can receive these bons mots regularly by joining us on Twitter @ByGeorgeJournal.  “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” – Leonardo da Vinci “Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is […]