Quotes by Heraclitus
Character is destiny.
The sun is new each day.
Nothing endures but change.
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Change alone is unchanging.
Bigotry is the sacred disease.
Nature is wont to hide herself.
Big results require big ambitions.
A man's character is his fate.
There is nothing permanent except change.
You cannot step into the same river twice.
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Much learning does not teach understanding.
The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
A man's character is his guardian divinity.
The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.
The way up and the way down are one and the same.
Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.
Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.
Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.
Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.
To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.
The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.