Memento Mori: Remember You're MortalI love the story about how, when generals were parading through the streets of Rome during a victory march, a slave would be tasked with walking behind them saying memento mori — remember you’re mortal.

How great is that? Here’s a Roman general, top of the pile, a massive celebrity (like the Jay-Z of his day), and there’s this slave reminding him that he’s mortal and not to get too high above himself because he too can die.

Personally, I think we need more of that today — humility and the awareness to realize and accept that we are mortal, destined to die.

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Memento Mori: Remember You’re Mortal

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  1. Last year was very rough for me and I came to some realizations. Many of which are broached in this article. So I got a tattoo. It says “Memento Mori” at top with more quotes that mean the same thing.

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